Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Violence

Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment and Violence

The University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy covers Sexual Harassment as defined by Title IX, which includes Quid Pro Quo Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking on the basis of sex in an education program or activity (“Title IX Prohibited Conduct”) and other forms of sexual and gender-based misconduct, including Non-Consensual Sexual Contact, Non-Consensual Sexual Intercourse, Sexual Exploitation, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, Quid Pro Quo Harassment, Hostile Environment Harassment, Complicity in the commission of any act prohibited by this policy, and Retaliation against a person for the good faith reporting of any of these forms of conduct or participation in any investigation or proceeding under this policy (“Sexual or Gender-Based Prohibited Conduct”) (collectively, “Prohibited Conduct”). Detailed information about the University’s Sexual Misconduct Title IX Policy, including the consequences of reporting and how to access confidential and other relevant University resources, is available on the University's Title IX website.

Contact Information

University Title IX Coordinator
Title IX Office
O’Neil Hall, Terrace Level, Suite C023
(434) 297-7988
[email protected] 

Care and Support Services
Peabody Hall, Second Floor
(434) 924-7133
[email protected]

To contact the Dean on Call: (434) 924-7133 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  After hours contact the University Police Department at (434) 924-7166 and ask them to refer you to the Dean on Call.

If you are not a University student or employee, you may report such conduct by or affecting a University student or employee by contacting the Title IX Coordinator.

Report an Incident

Emergency: 911
If this is an emergency or you wish to report a crime in progress, or an act or threat of violence, please call 911 immediately.