Advocacy Services

Advocacy Services

Campus Advocacy Services

Millersville University provides advocates located in the Montour House (located across the street from the bookstore entrance of the Student Memorial Center) on Mondays and Tuesdays. These services are available to assist students who may need assistance. Appointments can be made by calling the Montour House at 717-871-4141.

The YWCA has and advocate in the Montour House on Mondays from 10am-6pm and can be reached by e-mail at dharvey@ywcalancaster.org.

DVS has and advocate in the Montour House on Tuesdays from 1-4pm and can be reached by e-mail at MUAdvocate@dvslanc.org.

Campus Resources

Academic and Housing Accommodations; Interim Actions to Protect Students

A student who believes he or she has been the target of sexual misconduct, as well as a student who has been accused of sexual misconduct, may contact the Title IX Coordinator (717) 871-4100 to request any of the following, when related to the incident or accusation of sexual misconduct:

a) a change of the student's on-campus housing location to a different on-campus location if alternate on-campus housing is available;
b) assistance in exploring alternative housing off campus;
c) assistance in exploring alternative transportation and employment situations as appropriate;
d) assistance in securing a transfer of class sections;
e) assistance in arranging incompletes, leaves, or withdrawal;
f)issuance of a No-Contact/No Trespass order if the University determines that continued contact between a student who has made a complaint, a student who has been accused of sexual misconduct, and/or a witness would be detrimental to any of the parties' welfare;
g)other interim actions, when necessary to protect student welfare, such as interim suspensions. 

Protection Against Retaliation

Millersville University prohibits retaliatory action against any person making a complaint of sexual misconduct or against any person cooperating or assisting in the investigation of any complaint of sexual misconduct.  This includes any form of intimidation, threats, or harassment.  Acts of retaliation constitute a violation of University policy and of the Student Code of Conduct and will result in disciplinary action.  Respondents are informed of this provision and any retaliation should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator.

  • Obtain information about available protective orders by contacting Domestic Violence Service’s Legal Clinic at 717-291-5826.
  • The YWCA can assist with a sexual violence protection order: 717-392-7273 or on campus: 717-841-4141.
  • The Title IX Coordinator, 717-871-4100, can assist with no-contact orders as well as emergency relocation options.

Community Advocacy Services and Resources

Below is a list of additional information and services about sexual and dating violence.

1 in 6: support for male survivors

End Rape on Campus

It's on Us

Know Your IX

Love Is Respect  

Not Alone

No More 

One Love Foundation 

Pennsylvania Coaltion Against Domestic Violence

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape