Penn Violence Prevention & the Title IX Office

Penn Violence Prevention (PVP) engages the Penn community in the prevention of sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment on campus. PVP fosters collaborative relationships across campus to ensure a survivor-centered, multi-faceted approach to support services and primary prevention. 

PVP staff serves as confidential resources for students affected by sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking. Staff have daily virtual office hours and can also schedule 1:1 appointments: 

 – Rae: 12 pm-1 pm –  Zoom / Email
 – Reema: 4 pm to 5 pm –  Zoom / Email 

For 24/7 crisis response, please call Special Services 215-898-6600.   

The Associate Vice President for Equity and Title IX Officer (AVP) provides strategic leadership of the University’s efforts to comply with Title IX and foster gender equity. The AVP also oversees the investigation of complaints against Penn faculty, staff, and enrolled students alleging violations of the Sexual Misconduct Policy (PDF). Throughout the investigative process, the AVP ensures that those making complaints and those responding to complaints are treated fairly and respectfully. Staff can be reached at  (215) 898-2887 or