Mandated Reporting

  • The Title IX Coordinator is required to coordinate a timely campus response which may include athletic staff, housing staff, university police, city police, Safer, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, and others.
  • If you know the name of the victim and parties involved it MUST be disclosed when you report to the Title IX Coordinator.
  • The victim of the sexual assault is assured support and assistance in securing physical and emotional resources, and accommodation to ensure that academic progress is not impeded.

Title IX, as directed by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), requires universities to take appropriate action to investigate allegations of sexual harassment, including sexual assault/violence. If sexual violence has occurred, the University must take prompt and effective steps to end the sexual violence, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects. Therefore, all employees of the University must report allegations of student-on-student sexual harassment/assault to the campus Title IX Coordinator, when they have knowledge of the said occurrence.

When a student sexually harasses another student, the harassing conduct creates a hostile environment if the conduct is sufficiently serious that it interferes with or limits a student's ability to participate in or benefit from the school's programs. As part of the duty to assist and support the complainant, the Title IX Coordinator for the campus must meet with the complainant, provide assurance that the University will take steps to prevent a recurrence, and correct the discriminatory effects on the complainant. This may include, but is not limited to, ensuring that the parties aren't in the same classes, moving parties to different residence halls, preventing retaliation, implementing stay-away orders, and advising the complainant as to the options available for filing a criminal complaint.

Clery Act Crime Statistic / Incident Reporting Form

  • Campus Security Authority (CSA) = anyone who is involved with student activities must report
  • Geographically sensitive
  • If a crime occurred on campus or at a campus affiliated home (fraternity house), the incident must be reported
  • Two reasons for Clery Reporting
    1. Keep the campus safe and free of perpetrators
    2. Have a more accurate number of crimes that are occurring at Cal Poly every year
  • It is an anonymous reporting system for the university
  • You can find these forms at the Cal Poly Police Department
  • Must be filled out within 24 hours of reported sexual assault

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