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Title IX Process Overview (text only)

University of Portland Response to Reports of Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment, Misconduct, or Violence

  1.  Report of harassment, misconduct, or violence received by; Public Safety, Residence Life, Student Conduct Coordinator, UP faculty or staff, or Title IX Coordinator.
  2. Report shared with Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students
  3. Report received and documented as required by the US Department of Education
  4. Student invited to met with Deputy Title IX Coordinator and presented option, including accommodations.
  5. It is ascertained whether there is an imminent threat.
  6. If yes, a UP investigation must be initiated. The student may also make choices from the options outlined below.
  7. If no, the student may make choices from the options outlined below.

Options provided to students

  1. Student accommodations
  2. Mental health services (on and off campus)
  3. Medical services (on and off campus)
  4. Do nothing/take no action
  5. Portland Police Bureau report
  6. UP investigation and/or Student Conduct Process (informal and formal resolutions)

Information regarding options provided to students

  1. Student may choose more than one option at a time.
  2. All options are provided to a student multiple times.
  3. On and off campus resources provided to students.
  4. Student’s choice is supported and facilitated by Public Safety, Residence Life, Student Conduct Coordinator, Title IX, etc.
  5. One goal of response process is to minimize the number of times a student needs to share perspective/information.