Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Stalking
Sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking will not be excused or tolerated at Washington State University. The University is required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to adopt policies and programs aimed at prevention and response. Washington State criminal and civil laws and WSU’s Standards of Conduct for Students are enforced.
Sexual assault in any form, including acquaintance rape, violates criminal laws and WSU’s standards of conduct and will not be tolerated. WSU has instituted procedures to respond to violations of these laws and standards, programs aimed at the prevention of such conduct, and intervention on behalf of the victims.
WSU will not tolerate domestic violence or stalking in the workplace, residence halls, apartments, or elsewhere on campus. The University is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe work and living environment.
WSU Police officers will treat victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking with respect and dignity. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance and WSU Police will assist by providing resources to victims. In addition to its law enforcement efforts regarding sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking, WSU Police refer victims to the appropriate university and/or local community counseling and other resources devoted to assisting victims.
All employees, students, and visitors should immediately report threats, acts of aggression, or acts of violence at the University. Students and visitors should report incidents to the WSU Police Department and/or local law enforcement agencies. Employees should report such incidents to their supervisor, WSU Police Department and/or local law enforcement agencies, or Human Resource Services.
Contacts for Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response
Anyone who has been, or has a friend who has been sexual assaulted or raped, may contact the University’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, at 509-335-4511 (or 509-335-2159 after hours). They will receive assistance with:
• Accessing medical needs, counseling and advocacy
• Filing an anonymous report or reporting to the Police or to the Office of Student Conduct
• Addressing housing or academic concerns
Click here, to go to the Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Task Force web site.
ADCAPS / Counseling Services
Domestic Violence Information
Stalking Resource Center