Student Support Resources

It is important that all Virginia Wesleyan University students are aware of their rights and opportunities for support and assistance. The following are resources available both on campus and in the campus community.

Confidential Resources

Reporting to any of the following sources will be completely confidential. Your personal information will not be shared by any of the following resources.

  • Counseling Services
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    211 Batten Student Center
    757.455.5730 or 757.455.3131
    After Hours:
    Bill Brown, Director of Counseling Service
    Cell:  757.406.7485
  • Student Health Center
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    Summer:  Closed to Patient Care
    Allen Village
    757.455.3108
  • The University Chaplain
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Batten Student Center
    757.455.3400

Additional Non-Confidential Resources

  • Vice President for Campus Life and Operational Management
    Office Hours: Monday –Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    Batten Student Center
    757.455.3273
  • Campus Security
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
    Bray Village
    757.455.3349
    Available 24 Hours daily for emergencies at 757.233.8888
  • Office of Residence Life
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Batten Student Center
    757.455.3295
    After Hours Duty Number 757.455-3200

Off Campus Resources

  • Sentara Family Medicine
    Office Hours:  Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    5460 Wesleyan Drive
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    757.395.1900
  • Sentara Leigh Memorial Hospital Emergency Department
    830 Kempsville Road
    Norfolk VA 23502
    757.261.6800
  • Sentara Independence Emergency
    800 Independence Blvd.
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    757.363.6137
  • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Emergency Department
    600 Gresham Drive
    Norfolk, VA 23507
    757.628.3551
  • Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) of the YWCA at 757.622.4300 is a local organization that is available on a 24-hour basis and can provide sexual assault advocacy, counseling, and information and education.  SASS of the YWCA has an agreement with the University to assist any VWU student, faculty or staff member who has been sexually assaulted.