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Guide to Reporting Sexual Misconduct at UWL

(Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Relationship Violence, Stalking)

 

Who Must Report Incidents of Sexual Misconduct to the University, and Why?

All university employees (except those designated as confidential resources) are mandated reporters of sexual assault or other sexual misconduct.  Both federal and state regulations require our institution to promptly respond to, investigate, and resolve complaints regarding any sexual misconduct that takes place on campus; is connected to the institution's programs; or is perpetrated by anyone affiliated with the institution.

For a suggested response if a student approaches you with a concern that may be related to sexual misconduct, go to:  https://www.uwlax.edu/info/sexual-misconduct/learn-more/#tab-for-faculty-and-staff.  A sample syllabus statement and tips on how to support victims can also be found here.

When in doubt, report!  Members of the Title IX Team will evaluate the report and decide whether it warrants any further action.

How Do I Submit a Report?

Please fill out and submit the Official Report Form found at the end of this section.

What Will Happen After I Submit a Report?

A member of the Title IX Team will contact you for follow up.  The (confidential) Student Life Violence Prevention Specialist will contact the reported victim to offer them support, options and resources, and to answer questions about the conduct process

To consult about a question or refer someone for help, please contact one of the following UWL Confidential Resources:

Student Life Violence Prevention      Counseling and Testing        Student Health Center               

Ingrid Peterson                                     2106 Centennial Hall              1030 Health Science Center

149 Graff Main Hall                              (608)785-8073                         (608)785-8558         

(608)785-8062

ipeterson@uwlax.edu

 

                           Nizam Arain, Title IX Coordinator (Non-Confidential Resource)                           131 Graff Main Hall       (608)785-8541       narain@uwlax.edu

For more information about our sexual misconduct policies and procedures and additional confidential resources, visit: www.uwlax.edu/sexual-misconduct

 

This is the OFFICIAL reporting form for sexual violence incidents. 

Information entered here will be submitted to the Violence Prevention Coordinator, the Student Life Office, and the Director of Affirmative Action.

All appropriate steps will be taken to respect the privacy of the individuals involved, while maintaining the ability of the University to investigate the incident and take appropriate action. 

University employees (other than those working in the Student Health Center, Counseling & Testing, and Violence Prevention) are required to report any incidents of sexual violence they witness or learn of, and to provide all relevant information.

This is the CONFIDENTIAL reporting form for sexual violence incidents. 

Information entered here will be submitted to the Violence Prevention Coordinator and will not be shared with any other individuals or offices without your permission.

If you wish to make an official report, please use the official form.

If you are a UWL employee, you must use the official form. (Only Student Health Center, Counseling Center, or Violence Prevention employees serve as confidential reporters.)