Title IX- Be the Bridge (Helping Students)
All employees are considered to be “Responsible Employees” with the authority and responsibility to report disclosures or observations of sexual misconduct to the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX/504 Coordinator.
Employees who are exempted from this reporting requirement are are:
- professional or pastoral counselors who provide work-related mental health counseling
- campus advocates who provide confidential victim assistance
- medical staff
- employees who are otherwise prohibited by law from disclosing information received in the course of providing professional care and treatment
Failure of a non-confidential employee to report in a timely manner is a violation of College policy and the employee can be subject to disciplinary action.
it's important to listen and be supportive. You will need to inform the student of your role in reporting disclosures about sexual assault, dating/domestic violence to the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX/504 Coordinator.
Interrupt when necessary before the student discloses details to inform them that there are confidential resources on campus to assist the student with options, resources and reporting. Provide them with the contact phone number: (630) 637-5161 and email address: email@example.com of the Dyson Wellness Center and Campus Advocate, Tatiana Sifri.
Print out the Sexual Misconduct Resource Guide for the student. The resource guide contains the policy and information about on- and off-campus options, resources, rights, and what services are provided through the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX/504 Coordinator. Inform them of the Title IX information on the northcentralcollege.edu website.
Inform the student that they will be contacted by the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX/504 Coordinator who will provide them with information about their options, rights, and resources.
Submit the Sexual Misconduct (Title IX) reporting form (located here). Depending on the situation, you could sit with the student and assist them filling out the form or fill out the form after your meeting with the student.
Download the Responsible Employee Handout.
North Central College: Title IX Sample Syllabus Language
North Central College faculty are committed to the safety and well-being of our students, and we are available to discuss any concerns. Faculty are legally obligated to share information disclosed to them about sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, and or sexual or gender-based harassment with the Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX/504 Coordinator to help ensure the safety, welfare and academic success of our students.
The Assistant Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX/504 Coordinator, Rebecca Gordon, can be contacted directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (630) 637-5340, to make a report, file a complaint, or obtain further information on your rights, options, and available resources. More information, the policy, resources, and an online reporting form can be found at titleIXreport.northcentralcollege.edu or accessed from the Title IX webpage https://www.northcentralcollege.edu/TitleIX.
For confidential reporting, and information about resources and options, contact the Dyson Wellness Center Campus Advocate at 630-637-5550. Anonymous reports can be made by calling the Campus Conduct Hotline at (866) 943-5787.
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