Campus Victim Advocate
YOU ARE NOT ALONE. EVERYONE HAS A RIGHT TO FEEL SAFE.
ADVOCACY SERVICES ARE FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL, AND DO NOT REQUIRE YOU TO REPORT.
Experiencing any form of violence can have a serious impact on your ability to cope with school and day-to-day activities. The Campus Victim Advocate is available to provide information, support and resources if you have experienced sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and/or harassment. These services are free to students, faculty and staff of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh community.
Click here to find out more about how the Victim Advocate can assist you in the aftermath of a sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking and/or harassment.
In addition to advocacy, the Campus Victim Advocate is available to provide education and training on campus. Click here to learn more, or to schedule a classroom presentation or training session.
Campus Victim Advocate Bio
UW Oshkosh's Campus Victim Advocate is Stephanie Kitzerow; she has received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and has been residing in Oshkosh for the past six years. While attending UWO, Stephanie volunteered for Reach as an on-call volunteer advocate providing advocacy and support to hotline callers and hospital patients who were survivors of sexual assault.
Throughout her college career, Stephanie has been involved with multiple different departments on campus. She has worked as a Community Advisor with Residence Life, participated in Freshman Orientation as an Odyssey Captain, and worked as an administrative assistant for the Facilities Management Office.
Stephanie has recently completed the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assualt's (WCASA) Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School, is a member of the Victim Services Committee at UW Oshkosh, and is also a member of the Bystander Intervention Committee at UWO. She will be involved with implementing their new bystander intervention programs that will be rolled out in the next few months.
With Stephanie's combined experience on the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus and with survivors of sexual assault, she has extensive knowledge and an empathetic nature that will enable her to assist survivors in their path towards healing.