What Can I Do if I'm Being Stalked?
The FSU Victim Advocate Program is confidential and available 24 hours a day to provide emotional support, help you evaluate your options, and refer you to campus and community resources. Weekdays, call 644-7161 or 644-2277; nights and weekends, call 644-1234 (FSU Police) and ask for the on-call advocate.
- Give the stalker the HARD NO
- Attempt to do this in front of a witness and/or in a safe place. Be prepared for the reaction from the stalker
- STOP ALL CONTACT WITH THE STALKER
- Save all evidence (save letters, cards, notes, voice mails text messages; print emails)
- Keep a journal of all events (link or diagram below with sample journal)
- Tell everyone around you about the stalking including employers, coworkers, students, neighbors, roommates, and family so they can be aware and call for help
- Make police reports after every incident; keep case # of original report and add to it
- Document the stalking in an information-only police report
- Initiate a student conduct case through the FSU Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Obtain an injunction/restraining order at the courthouse
- Get a campus no contact order through the FSU Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities
- BE PREPARED FOR THE REACTION FROM THE STALKER IF YOU REPORT OR OBTAIN AN INJUCTION/RESTRAINING ORDER or NO CONTACT ORDER
- Confidential emergency safe housing is available through the Victim Advocate Program