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Report Sexual Misconduct

Report Form for Alleged Sexual Misconduct Violations

All forms of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, threaten the safety of our campus community. Sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and domestic violence are crimes. Therefore, you are strongly encouraged to report any and all information you have about alleged or possible sexual misconduct involving students to a Title IX Co-Coordinator.

Although you may report anonymously through the anonymous online report, you are encouraged to provide your name and contact information so that we can provide you with information about policies, processes and resources available. We will follow up to the extent possible with the information provided and any additional information you wish to provide in the future. Our ability to take remedial action may be limited should you choose to report anonymously.

Incident Information

Sexual Assault

Sexual assault means an actual or attempted sexual contact with another person without that person's consent. Sexual assault includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Involvement in any sexual contact when the victim is unable to consent.
  2. Intentional and unwelcome touching of, or coercing, forcing, or attempting to coerce or force another to touch a person's intimate parts (defined as genital area, groin, inner thigh, buttocks or breast).
  3. Sexual intercourse without consent, including acts commonly referred to as 'rape.'

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment includes the following conduct:

  • Making unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors;
  • Threatening an adverse employment or education consequence for failure to engage in sexual relations;
  • Promising positive educational or employment related favors in exhange for sexual favors;
  • Harassing a person based on their sex to the point that it is severe enough to interfere with their education.

Some examples of conduct that might constitute sexual harassment:

  • A colleague makes unwelcome jokes or comments about sex at work or in the classroom.
  • Your ex-partner won't stop calling, texting, following you, or showing up at your residence or place of work even after you've asked them to stop.
  • Your professor makes frequent sexual jokes, stares at you, touches you, or insinuates that you will get a better grade or other reward if you develop a special relationship.
  • A neighbor in your campus housing keeps putting sexually graphic materials on the door to your room.

Stalking

Stalking is repeatedly following, harassing, threatening, or intimidating another by telephone, mail, email, text, social networking, or any other method, device or action, including third party contact, that purposely or knowingly causes substantial emotional distress or reasonable fear of bodily injury or death.

Relationship Violence

Relationship violence is abuse or violence between partners or former partners involving one or more of the following elements:

  • Battering that causes bodily injury;
  • Purposely or knowingly causing reasonable apprehension of bodily injury;
  • Repeated telephonic, electronic, or other forms of communication--anonymously or directly--made with the intent to intimidate, terrify, harass, or threaten.

Relationship violence includes:

  1. Dating violence, which is abuse or violence between individuals who have been or currently are in a dating or ongoing intimate relationship; and
  2. Domestic violence, which is abuse or violence between individuals who are spouses or former spouses or who have a child in common.

Sexual Exploitation

Sexual exploitation occurs when a person takes non-consensual or abusive sexual advantage of another for anyone's advantage or benefit other than the person being exploited, and that behavior does not otherwise constitute one of the following sexual misconduct offenses. Examples of behavior that could rise to the level of sexual exploitation include:

  • Non-consensual visual (e.g. video, photograph) or audio-recording of sexual activity;
  • Non-consensual distribution of photos, other images, or information of an individual's sexual activity, intimate body parts, or nakedness, with the intent to or having the effect of embarrassing an individual who is the subject of such images or information.
  • Going beyond the bounds of consent (such as letting friends hide in a closet to watch consensual sex);
  • Engaging in non-consensual voyeurism;
  • Knowingly transmitting a sexually-transmitted infection (STI), such as HIV, to another without disclosing STI status;
  • Exposing genetals in non-consensual circumstances, or inducing another to expose his or her genitals; or
  • Possessing, distributing, viewing or forcing others to view illegal pornography.

Inducing Incapacitation for Sexual Purposes

Inducing incapacitation for sexual purposes includes using drugs, alcohol, or other means with the intent to affect or having an actual effect on the ability of an individual to consent or refuse to consent to sexual contact.

Victim Information
Alleged Offender Information
Incident Reporter Information
Carroll College is obligated under federal law to investigate all reports related to possible Title IX and sexual misconduct violations. As such, by disclosing your identity, you understand and agree that the information you have provided may need to be shared with the alleged victim(s), alleged offender(s) and other witnesses. The information may also be shared with Carroll College administrators and others involved in the appropriate handling of the examination and investigation of this report. Although you may report anonymously, our ability to take remedial action may be limited should you choose to report anonymously.

Thank you for providing this information. Please click on "Submit Report" below to send your report to the Title IX Officer.

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