Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Services

Students who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment or any form of relationship violence are encouraged to seek assistance on campus through the Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Liaison (SARVL). The SARVL coordinates free and confidential sexual assault and relationship violence services for Georgetown Law students.

The SARVL provides crisis intervention and options counseling for students struggling with issues related to interpersonal violence. The SARVL can assist students in accessing the following services:

  • Medical care
  • Student and/or criminal judicial systems
  • Counseling services
  • Safety planning
  • Academic assistance
  • Support groups
  • Housing relocation.

The SARVL is available to talk with students and friends of students who have experienced sexual assault recently or before coming to law school. It's never too late to seek assistance. Many survivors find it helpful to speak with a professional and/or join a support group with other survivors. There are opportunities for individual and group counseling available through Georgetown and in the community.


  • - A comprehensive resource for mental, physical and spiritual health issues
  • Health Education Services - Health professionals available to help students deal with a range of personal health issues
  • Rape and Incest National Network - RAINN's on-line hotline provides live, secure, anonymous crisis support for victims of sexual assault and their families.

Contact Us:
Nicole M. Sandoz, Esq.
Georgetown Law SARVL
212 McDonough Hall
(202) 662-9293

Jen Schweer, M.A., LPC
Sexual Assault and Health Issues Coordinator
Georgetown University
Main Campus
207 Village C West
(202) 687-0323

Office Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday

After Hours:
Call the DC Rape Crisis Hotline at (202) 333-RAPE or visit


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