Advocacy

Advocacy
Oasis Sexual Assault and Trauma Services offers advocacy to University of Arizona students, faculty, and staff who have been impacted by sexual assault, interpersonal violence, or stalking. Advocacy can include providing information and guidance for the following:

  • Academic advocacy: advocating for extensions of assignments, making up tests, excusing absences, withdrawing from coursework, requesting incompletes, requesting petitions for scholarship or financial considerations (facilitated by the Dean of Students Office).
  • Housing advocacy, including advocating for changes in residence on campus which is primarily facilitated by the Dean of Students Office (Oasis can help in providing this information).
  • Legal or judicial advocacy, including assistance in making a police report, filing a complaint with the Dean of Students Office, or obtaining a protective order.
  • Medical advocacy, including referrals to physicians experienced in treating injuries stemming from violence or assault.