All services are free to UW students.

SARIS is a confidential and safe starting point for students affected by sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. You may have personally experienced violence or abuse or be supporting a friend, co-worker, family member or student.

Support, Advocacy and Resources

The SARIS specialist is here to listen and support all students by providing a confidential place to discuss sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and related issues, learn about campus resources, and understand options.

SARIS can provide support through:

  • Advocacy and help understanding options
    Filing a police report
    Protection orders
    Safety planning
    Complaints under the Student Conduct Code
    Housing issues
    Academic issues
    Other advocacy within the University
  • Referrals to medical, legal, counseling and other community resources
  • A place to anonymously report incidents

Call, email or stop by the office in Elm Hall (Entrance on Campus Parkway by Fitness Center) Box 355600 to make an appointment with the SARIS specialist.


The SARIS Specialist provides presentations, training and other programs on the topics of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, healthy relationships and other related issues. These programs are tailored to each audience and learning outcomes. Call or email to request a program or presentation.

SARIS participates in campus-wide initiatives and advocates for students and survivors of violence. SARIS is involved in state and national organizations that network and share best practices in education and prevention.


The SARIS Specialist consults with UW faculty and staff who are supporting a student affected by these issues. Call or email to contact the SARIS specialist.

SARIS is a program within Health and Wellness, in the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life.

SARIS is committed to promoting respect, the understanding and appreciation of differences and the constructive expression of ideas. SARIS provides services to all students with respect to their identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or socioeconomic status.