Violence Prevention & Response Program Office
Haag Hall, room 108A
5120 Rockhill Road
(816) 235-1652
Fax: (816) 235-5522

Manager: Michelle Kroner, 816-235-1652,

Coordinator: Kacie Otto, 816-235-5560,

Violence Prevention & Response

The mission of the Violence Prevention and Response Program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is to strengthen the University and community response to gender-based and sexual violence through victim support services, advocacy, training, education, and outreach to the campus and community.

The goals of the Violence Prevention and Response Project are:

  • To unify campus resources through the coordination of existing services which address the issues of gender-based and sexual violence
  • To provide a safe place, referrals and information to those affected by gender-based and sexual violence
  • To assess campus needs for information and activities addressing gender-based and sexual violence
  • To participate in the creation and coordination of educational prevention programs about gender-based and sexual violence

Title IX

The UMKC Title IX Office exists to help students, faculty, staff and visitors get the support they need if they experience sex-based discrimination including: sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, stalking on the basis of sex, intimate partner, and/or relationship violence, and sexual exploitation. More information about Title IX at UMKC can be found here:

Title IX Coordinator: Mikah K. Thompson, 816-235-6910,