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Confidentiality

For confidential support, contact staff members with a legal obligation or privilege of confidentiality. These employees, called confidential resources, are not required to report the identity of sexual assault, intimate partner violence or stalking survivors. At UofSC, medical and counseling staff, interpersonal violence survivor advocates, members of the clergy and attorneys are confidential resources. Confidential resources in the community also are available.

 

Contact a Confidential Resource

Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention  803-777-8248

After Business Hours: Call the UofSC police department at 803-777-4215 and ask for a SAVIP advocate. You don't need to give your name.

The Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention & Prevention office offers support and services to students, faculty and staff who are survivors of sexual assault, attempted sexual assault, relationship difficulties, dating and domestic violence issues and any form of interpersonal violence. 

Confidential resource: This office is not required to disclose the survivor's identity.

Counseling & Psychiatry  803-777-5223

Sexual assault survivors are more at risk for suicidal thoughts, anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns. Counseling & Psychiatry can provide sexual assault survivors a confidential and safe place to speak privately about these concerns and others such as substance abuse and related issues.

Confidential resource: This office is not required to disclose the survivor's identity.

Student Health Services  803-777-3175

Getting medical attention immediately after an assault is important, whether or not you report the assault or file charges. Medical attention can detect, document, and treat physical injury, sexually transmitted diseases, and pregnancy. 

Confidential resource: This office is not required to disclose the survivor's identity.

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands  803-771-7273

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands provides free and confidential crisis intervention, advocacy and support services to female and male child, adolescent and adult survivors of sexual assault and abuse in Midlands counties and education about sexual trauma issues.

Confidential resource: This organization is not required to disclose the survivor's identity.

All other staff on campus are required to report interpersonal violence incidents to the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs. This requirement to report is intended to ensure the university can provide you with access to resources guaranteed to you under Title IX.  is able to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment for the university community. 

 

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