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Announcements

Report a Bias Incident

August 25th, 2009

Students, Faculty, Staff: Do not let these incidents go unreported. Report incidents of racial harassment and other bias incidents.

  1. Make the Call/Document the Incident 
    • The very first thing you should do is call 911
    •  Contact your RA/RC — the resident staff in your building will know who to contact in time of crisis.
    •  Call the Office of the Dean of Students (ODOS): 924-7133. After business hours, a dean on-call can be reached by contacting the University Police non-emergency number at 924-7166 and asking them to have the dean on-call contact you.
    •  Call the Police Department (434) 924-7166.
    •  If it is a written slur, do not erase — the police will want to see it for evidence.
    •  If you have a camera or cell phone camera, take a picture of the incident or license plate.
    •  Write down what the person said if the abuse is verbal.
  2. Get Support
    • Contact your Peer Advisor
    •  Ask your friends to support you
    •  Call Home
  3. Spread the Word  
    • Let friends, fellow students, and appropriate organizations know about the incident.
    •  Write a letter to the editor of the Cavalier Daily.
  4. Generate a Response 
    • Become active in making positive change at the University
    •  Join groups working to create change

Ivey F. Lewis Honor Loan

August 25th, 2009

The Ivey F. Lewis Honor Loan is a short-term, no-hassle loan for full-time students (graduate and undergraduate) in need of emergency aid. All loans are interest-free with a maximum loan amount of $600. Visit the Dean of Students Office in Peabody Hall or call 924-7133 to make an appointment.

Off Grounds Housing Office

August 25th, 2009

The Off Grounds Housing Office’s mission is to educate our students in the process of moving Off-Grounds and to serve as an advocate for the students with the local landlords.

Contact: Off Grounds Housing Manager, Vicki L. Hawes
P 434.243.8924 · F 434.243.7603

295-TALK

August 25th, 2009

Lonely? Depressed? Confused? HELPline is a nonjudgmental, nondirective empathetic crisis hotline at 295-TALK, open 24/7 to help you figure out what you want to do.

Online Self-Assessment for Depression

August 25th, 2009

These on-line self-assessments will provide you with opportunities to take anonymous self-directed screening tests which cover a variety of disorders.

JPJ Discount Tickets

August 25th, 2009

Students, as well as faculty and staff, can now receive discounts to selected shows and events at the John Paul Jones Arena. To receive the discount, simply use the promotional code “ONGROUNDS” when going online or calling to purchase tickets.

Visit the JPJ website for more information.

Important Information about H1N1

August 25th, 2009

Find out how to recognize H1N1 and what to do if you or someone you know has symptoms. More Information

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