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The Office of Prevention and Awareness is in the Hasty Building, Room 306.

The Office of Prevention and Awareness Services (OPA) seeks to create a safer and healthier campus by providing prevention and awareness programs, events, and activities as well as outreach and advocacy for all Reinhardt students. OPA engages students and campus partners to implement initiatives to cultivate a culture where students engage in positive, protective health and well-being behaviors. OPA also ensures that the victims of crime at Reinhardt University are educated on the rights and services available are refer to the appropriate office and or organization. Prevention and Health Promotion

Director: Ty Trader, MPA, CA

Spiritual Life and Service

Provides faith-specific counselling in times of stress or grief, or simply offers an open ear as well as guides faith development and discernment.


Counseling Services (Virtual Care Group)

Counseling Services help Reinhardt students learn more about themselves and their relationships with others, as well as ways to deal with development issues. Counseling Services emphasize the struggles that develop when a “healthy” personality grows and changes. A few counseling options are available.

  • Counseling Services are available through Virtual Care Group. These services are available 24/7 and 365 days a year. Book your online appointment through Virtual Care Group (VCG) to meet with a certified mental and behavioral health Counselor specializing in multiple areas of mental health topics including:
    • Addictions
    • Crisis
    • Depression & Anxiety
    • Grief, Loss, and Transition
    • College Life Stressors
    • LGBTQI Support
    • Panic Disorders
    • Stress Trauma & PTSD
  • You can access a behavioral specialist 24/7, 365 days a year from any device. Inquire about an off-site in person counseling resource if needed.

Prevention and Education

This page provides students with the opportunity to learn about Sexual Assault and Bystander Prevention, as well as education surrounding alcohol awareness.

As part of Reinhardt’s comprehensive approach to alcohol education and sexual violence prevention, it is REQUIRED that all new incoming students (Freshmen, Transfers, Online and Graduate students) complete targeted online wellness and prevention courses.

For Sexual Assault Prevention, Hazing Prevention and AlcholEDU:

  • Traditional students (i.e., main-campus undergraduate and duel/joint enrolled students) will be required to take and complete two courses: AlcoholEdu and Sexual Assault Prevention.
  • Traditional students (i.e., main-campus undergraduate and duel/joint enrolled students) will be required to take a 34 minute course: Hazing Prevention.
  • Nontraditional students (i.e., graduate, professional, online, and adult learners) will be required to take and complete one course: Sexual Assault Prevention.

For Bystander Intervention:

  • Traditional Students: Starting in Fall 2022, Incoming Freshmen who are registered for their First Year Seminar (FYS) will attend a workshop on the first Friday of class. In this workshop, bystander Intervention Presentation will be introduced, and will allow the students to partake in exercises to understand the importance of the awareness strategies taught during the workshop.
  • Non-Traditional Students: Starting in Fall 2022, Incoming Freshmen who are registered for their First Year Seminar (FYS) will be provided the workshop online. To ensure that students participate in the workshop, they will be graded on their knowledge on the presentation and responses will be sent to their professors by the Prevention and Health Promotion Director.

Login Information:

  • Students will now be able to access their Prevention Courses, along with the surveys by visiting their “My.Reinhardt” portal and clicking on “Vector Solutions”.
  •  Once there, the students will be prompted to complete their single-sign-on credentials.
  •  Once logged in, you will be redirected to their assignments page to complete the courses assigned to them.

Awareness Programs & Campus Events

Each year, the various offices that make up the Division of Student Affairs at Reinhardt University collaborate to implement a variety of awareness programs and events on campus.

Some programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Alcohol Awareness Week
  • Hazing Awareness Programs
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Stalking Awareness Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Bystander Intervention Programs Some Awareness Events include, but are not limited to:

  • Clothesline Project
  • Walk a Mile in My Shoes
  • Take Back the Night
  • Healthy Relationship Lunchtime Discussions
  • Alcohol Awareness Getting the Scoop
  • Poster Contests

Sexual Assault Awareness

The Office of Prevention and Awareness’ collaboration with the Reinhardt Public Safety and University Police, Cherokee County judicial system, as well as members of our Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT) are who assist the victim in the criminal justice process. It is our responsibility to ensure that those we serve have the support of the community at Reinhardt University.


Cherokee County Sheriff/Fire/EMS 911
Public Safety Emergency 770-720-5911
Public Safety Non-Emergency 770-720-5789
Campus Health Services 770-720-5542
Campus Counseling Services 770-720-5549
Substance Abuse 1-800-663-4357
Domestic Abuse 1-800-799-7233
Grief and Loss 770-953-4744
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 404-525-3178
Rape, Abuse, and Incest (RAINN) 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

Off Campus Referrals

LiveSafe Resources– Offers confidential legal services, counseling services, transitional housing, forensic medical exams, domestic violence, and sexual assault advocacy.

Cherokee Family Violence Center– Offers confidential legal services, counseling services, emergency shelter, emergency contact and safety, multicultural program, and legal advocacy.

Further Resources

Below you’ll find links for further OPA resources.