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Frequently Asked Questions

  • ExpandWhat is Title IX?
  • ExpandWhat is Consent?
  • ExpandDoes Information About a Report Remain Private?
  • ExpandWill My Parents Be Told?
  • ExpandWill the Responding Party Know My Identity?
  • ExpandDo I Have to Name the Responding Party?
  • ExpandI Don't Want to Make a Complaint. Can I Still Get Help From Spelman?
  • ExpandWho Can I Speak With for Concerns About my Grades/Coursework Following a Sexual Assault or Relationship Violence Incident?
  • ExpandWhat Do I Do if I Am Accused of Sexual Misconduct?
  • ExpandWhat is a Forensic Medical Exam/Rape Kit?
  • ExpandWill I (as a Victim) Have to Pay for Counseling/or Medical Care?
  • ExpandWhat About Legal Advice?
  • ExpandHow Is a Report of Sexual Misconduct Decided?
  • ExpandWhat About Changing Residence Hall Rooms?
  • ExpandWhat Should I Do About Preserving Evidence of a Sexual Assault?
  • ExpandWill a Victim Be Sanctioned When Reporting a Sexual Misconduct Policy Violation if He/she Has Illegally Used Drugs or Alcohol Before the Incident?
  • ExpandWill the Use of Drugs or Alcohol Affect the Outcome of a Sexual Misconduct Conduct Resolution?
  • ExpandWill Either Party’s Prior Use of Drugs and/or Alcohol Be a Factor When Reporting Sexual Misconduct?
  • ExpandWhat Should I Do if I Am Uncertain About What Happened?
  • ExpandIs All Physical Contact in the Work or Educational Setting Sexual Harassment?
  • ExpandWhat is the Clery Act?
  • ExpandWhat is the Violence Against Women Act?
  • ExpandWhat Should I do After a Sexual Assault?

Title IX Report An Incident REPORT AN INCIDENT


Title IX Office

24-Hour Response Hotline

Additional Key Contacts


Sexual Misconduct Brochures

For Complainants (PDF)
For Respondents (PDF)