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About VPR

Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) is MIT’s primary on-campus resource for preventing and responding to interpersonal violence including sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.

Who We Support:

  • MIT undergraduate and graduate students and their spouses who have experienced interpersonal violence whether it happened:
    • On campus or off campus
    • Before coming to MIT or during their time at MIT
  • Friends, colleagues, professors, and family seeking help in providing support to an MIT student or spouse

 How We Support:

We support students by offering emotional support, providing referrals, and helping them think through their options, such as:

  • Obtaining medical and legal assistance
  • Accessing counseling services on or off campus
  • Navigating campus procedures, including housing, academic help, the campus reporting process, and the adaptable resolution process

All our services are free and confidential.