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Victim's Advocacy Program

The Victim Advocacy Program provides free information, advocacy and support to students and employees who may be victims of crime, violence or abuse. The victim advocate is a confidential resource on all three campuses.  

Link to the Sexual Misconduct Reporting Form

The Victim Advocate strives to treat victims with compassion and respect and provides education and training to the Pacific Community.

Confidentiality Policy

The University of the Pacific’s Victim Advocacy Program assures confidentiality. Student’s names and personal information will be kept confidential unless written permission is received to release the information to a third party or unless one of the following exceptions is met:

  • Knowledge of suicidal or homicidal thoughts
  • Knowledge that child/elder abuse has occurred
  • Information court-ordered by a judge
  • Threat to the safety of the student/community
  • (No personal information will be given to authorities).

    Contact Information

    The Victim Advocate is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all three campuses and can be reached by calling 209.403.0250.

    Office location Public Safety - Lower Level Cowell Wellness Center
    Email mpearson1@pacific.edu
    Office phone 209.946.2428

     

    Our program is independent of the police. Police reports are encouraged; however, reports are not required for information and referral assistance.

    See also: Pacific's Current Sexual Misconduct Policy