Women’s Center Equity-based Initiatives:

Women’s Center Gender-based Violence Initiatives:

  • Prevention and Education Services:
    • Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) workshops
    • StopAbuse Presentations
    • SAVES Peer Educators
    • Large-scale programs, including The Red Flag Campaign
    • The StopAbuse website
  • Counseling and Advocacy Services:
    • Individual and group counseling for victims and survivors (and their friends and families)
    • Advocacy within the university and community systems (including housing, academics, Title IX regulations, etc.)

Women’s Center Leadership-based Initiatives:

Women’s Center Wellness-based Initiatives:

Women’s Center Networking & Support-based Initiatives:

  • VT Women Connect
    AdvanceVT/Women's Center Leadership Lunch Series
  • The VT Women's Alliance
  • Kids' Night Out
  • Working Moms’ Group (and listserv)
  • Counseling and Advocacy Services

Directions

The Women's Center is located in the yellow house at 206 Washington Street (between Draper Road and Otey Street). We are conveniently located adjacent to campus and a block from Downtown Blacksburg.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For after-hour assistance, please call one of the following:

Emergency Assistance, 911 (police)
Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley, (540) 639-1123
Cook Counseling Center, (540) 231-6444
Virginia Tech Police, (540) 231-6411 (non-emergency)
Blacksburg Police Department (540) 961-1150 (non-emergency)
Schiffert Health Center, (540) 231-6444

Phone: (540) 231-7806
Fax: (540) 231-6767

Announcements & Upcoming Events:

  • Did you know there are 24 dedicated lactation spaces on campus?  Click here to find out more!
  • Are you interested in reserving space at the Women's Center?  Click here to submit your request.
  • KIDS' NIGHT OUT!, Thursdays @ 6-8:30PM, Women's Center (every Thursday night of the semester except when the university is closed or there is a home football game)
  • The Women's Leadership & Mentoring Program (WLMP) is undergoing a thorough program review during the 2017-18 year.  The program will resume in 2018-19.  Thank you so much for your interest.
  • SEPT 15th & 18th, SAVES Interviews
    SEPT 23th, 30th & OCT 20th, 9AM-3PM, SAVES Mandatory Training
  • SEPT 19th @ 4-6PM, Owens Banquet Hall, Welcome Reception for New Women Colleauges (to RSVP visit here)
  • SEPT 28th @ Noon-1:30PM, The Inn at VT, AdvanceVT/Women's Center Leadership Lunch featuring speaker Rachel Holloway, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs (to RSVP visit here)
  • OCT 3rd @ 4-5PM (and every Tuesday through December 12th), Women's Center, Working Through Trauma Support Group for Survivors of Sexual Violence, 4-5PM, Women's Center
  • OCT 6th @ Noon, North End Center, MeFirst! Fridays: Making Your Job Work for You" (To register, visit the UOPD website, click "Register Now" and search for "MeFirst! Fridays")
  • OCT 17th @ 7PM, Fralin Auditorium, Through Feminist Eyes feat. Dr. Shannon Elizabeth Bell, Associate Professor of Sociology, "Fighting Fire with Fire: Fossil Fuel Industries and the Gendering of Public Relations Strategies"
  • NOV 8th @7PM, Fralin Auditorium, Through Feminist Eyes feat. Dr. Ashley V. Reichelmann, Assistant Professor of Sociology, “Using Magic to Reimagine Womanhood: Gender, Witchcraft, and Identity Politics”