Welcome to the Office of Victim Assistance (OVA)

Traumatic events happen every day in all communities and CU's community is not exempt. Impact can vary and OVA strives to mitigate the impact of traumatic experiences by decreasing barriers and empowering victims/survivors in making informed decisions by providing free and confidential trauma informed services.

OVA provides free and confidential information, consultation, support, advocacy, and short term counseling services to University of Colorado Boulder students, graduate students, faculty, and staff who have experienced a traumatic, disturbing, or life disruptive event. OVA is not a part of the police department or the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, and is confidential resource for students, staff and faculty. 

If you have questions about OVA services, please call 303-492-8855 or email assist@colorado.edu.
If you would like to meet with an OVA Advocate Counselor, please stop by OVA (C4C S440) Monday - Friday 11am-4pm for an initial meeting. When you arrive, please inform the front desk that you would like to meet with OVA for a drop in session.