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ARISE Program


Awareness Response Intervention

  Support • Empowerment

Program Mission

The ARISE program serves to Empower students through free and confidential individual and group counseling and 24/7 crisis Intervention services. ARISE counselors provide a safe and Supportive environment for students to feel heardand engaged in their  healing  process and thrive as UC students. The ARISE program is dedicated to increasing Awareness and coordinated Response for students who have experienced gender-based or interpersonal violence.

ARISE Services Include

  • Free, confidential mental health services (individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatry) to survivors of interpersonal, gender-based, or sexual violence.
  • 24/7 confidential phone support.
  • Consultation to faculty, staff, parents, and students in supporting survivors.
  • Referral to on and off-campus resources including  advocacy, medical care, legal aid and reporting offices.
  • Outreach on topics related to sexual assault and gender-based violence.

Were here. You matter.

Gender-based & Sexual Violence

24/7 Helpline 
) 556-0648


The ARISE program is a Division of Student Affairs sponsored program.  For additional information, please call 513-556-0648.  Also available are attached resources:  Resources For Survivors and UC Title IX Program

Community Partner - Women Helping Women

The Division of Student Affairs' community partner Women Helping Women are pleased to announce two new confidential campus advocates.

  • Courtney Harchaoui
  • Susan Pelle

Both are located in 559 Steger Student Life Center and can be reached at 513-556-4418.

Email addresses are:



The confidential campus advocates will:

  • Provide direct crisis intervention services to campus survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking
  • Provide telephone, one-on-one, and in-person crisis intervention, hospital advocacy, civil and criminal court accompaniment, campus-based referrals, and accompaniment to campus hearings
  • Assist students with safety planning and provide information and referrals with each student as appropriate
  • Accompany students to proceedings/appointments/meetings as needed to provide information, advocacy, support, and safety
  • Advocate for survivors based on survivor-defined goals and with the consent of the survivor

The advocates will serve all students, regardless of gender identity or expression.