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Campus & Community Resources

On Campus Resources


Office of Victims Services: 803/323-2206 Ext:6178



Carrie Morphis M.S.P.

Victim Services Coordinator

Phone: 803/323-2206


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WU Watch: Free Safety App

WU Watch is a free safety app available for android smart phones and iPhones that has numerous features built in. Students can report crimes and emergencies with a few simple clicks. Users of the app can submit GPS embedded crime tips that include text, photo, video, and audio of crimes and emergencies to the Winthrop University Police Department. Users can also "check-in" with the app, letting family and freinds know that they have reached their destination safely. There is also a variety of safety features found in the "Safety Box" of the app to help keep users safe, such as a Flashlight, an Emergency Map, a Law Enforcement Resource page, and an Alert Notification section.

WU Watch in App Store for iPhone ~ WU Watch in Google Play for Android Phones

PreventConnection: Free Safety App

PreventConnection (PrevCon) is a free safety app avaliable for android smart phones and iPhones developed for CALCASA (California Coalition Against Sexual Assault) by Amadeus Consulting. The app also represents CALCASA's partnership with Hollaback!, a movement to end harassment on the streets around the world. The app allows members of the PreventConnect online community to read their blogs and tweets, listen to their podcasts and watch their videos, share stories of prevention or intervention, view prevention programs, and look at local programs.

Campus Police: 803/323-3333

The Winthrop University Campus Police promotes and preserves a safe and secure campus environment by delivering quality police and community safety service in a professional and sensitive manner

Dean of Students Office: 803/323-4503

The Department of Student Affairs and the Dean of Students Office, both integral components of the Division of Student Life, provide opportunities for individual growth and are dedicated to the development of an inclusive community.

Health & Counseling Services: 803/323-2206

Health & Counseling Services believes in the dignity, integrity, growth, potential, and innate worth of the individual and offers services to foster whole-person health through prevention, education, assessment, treatment, and advocacy.

Residence Life: 803/323-2223

The Department of Residence Life is dedicated to supporting and encouraging the personal development and academic success of each student in the residential community through purposeful programs and services.

Judicial Affairs: 803/323-4503

Dean of Students Office oversees the judicial system and is responsible for holding students and student groups accountable to the rules and regulations of Winthrop University as defined in the Student Conduct Code.     

Student Handbook   On page 37 of the student handbook you will find the student conduct code. It explains the following: Right and Responsiblities of Students, Authority and Responsibiltiy , Application of Laws On and Off Campus, Prohibited Conduct, Student Academic Misconduct, Disciplinary Process, Hearing Decisions, Disciplinary Sanctions, Appeals, Summary Action, Disciplinary Files-Rention and Access, and Judicial Council.     

























Local Off-Campus Resources

Safe Passage Domestic Violence Shelter: 803/329-2800

Safe passage was established for the purpose of offering supportive services to families living in abuse so they could make changes in their lives and eliminate violence.

24-HOUR Crisis Hotline: 803/327-7558

Sexual Assault Resource Center: 803/327-7558 Toll Free: 1-800-436-7273

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner: 803/329-7200

16th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office: 803/628-3020

Rock Hill Police Department: 803/329-7200

Each member of the Rock Hill Police Department is dedicated to making a positive difference in our community. At the forefront of their efforts is a philosophy of community policing and customer service.

Piedmont Hospital Emergency Room: 803/909-2100

Piedmont Medical Center provides high quality health care services in a caring and financially responsible manner to residents of York County and surrounding communities.

Riverview Medical Center: 803/329-3103

Riverview Medical Center provides convenient healthcare in an extended-hour setting to the local community.

York County Sheriff's Department 803/638-3059

The York County Sheriff’s Office exists to serve and protect the citizens of York County.

York County Health Dept (DHEC): 803/909-7300

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is the state agency charged with protecting public health, coastal resources, and the state's land, air and water quality as authorized under multiple state and federal laws. DHEC provides STD/HIV testing, diagnosis, treatment, and educational services

Catawba Care: 877/647-6363

Catawba Care's mission is to promote optimal health by providing medical care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and by educating the community to prevent the spread of HIV. They provide rapid HIV testing, gonorrhea testing, and chlamydia testing as well as services and counseling for individuals whose tests come back positive.

York County Sex Offender Registry: 803/628-3059

SC Sex Offender Registry: 803/896-2601

NC Sex Offender Registry: 919/716-6400

National Resources

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: 1-800-656-HOPE

RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

National Center for Victims of Crime: 202/467-8700

National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them.

Love is Respect

Love is Respect is designed to create the ultimate resource fostering healthy dating attitudes and relationships, provide a safe space for young people to access information, and ensure confidentiality so that young people feel safe and supported.

Dating Violence Resource Center

The Dating Violence Resource Center is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues.

Stalking - National Institute of Justice

The National Institute of Justice — the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice — is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science.

South Carolina Coalition against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

SCCADVASA supports domestic violence and sexual assault member programs, provides education, and advocates for social reform to eradicate interpersonal violence in South Carolina.

The North Carolina Coalition against Sexual Assault

The North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault is an inclusive, statewide alliance working to end sexual violence through education, advocacy, and legislation.

Men Can Stop Rape

To mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men's violence against women. 

Women's Law Because Knowledge is Power

Providing legal information and online support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault--because knowledge is power.

Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website

NSOPW provides an opportunity for jurisdictions to participate in an unprecedented public safety resource by sharing public sex offender data nationwide, working collaboratively for the safety of both adults and children.

Office of Victims Assistance
204 Crawford Building
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-3332 (fax)