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October 23, 2017

Additional sexual assault resources, reporting options available

April 26, 2017

Additional sexual assault resources, reporting options available

Topic: Campus News

In recognition of April as national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, there are a number of support resources and reporting options available to the U-M community.

Faculty, staff and students can report information to the Division of Public Safety and Security, the Office for Institutional Equity, or choose to share information confidentially with the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center.

Since 1986, SAPAC has provided educational and confidential supportive services for all U-M community members related to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, sexual harassment and stalking.

Additional confidential resources for staff and faculty are available through the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, Central Faculty Ombuds and the UMHS Employee Assistance Program. The Office of Ombuds and Counseling and Psychological Services offer confidential resources exclusively for students.

The Office for Institutional Equity conducts investigations into allegations of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, sexual and gender-based harassment and stalking, and identifies resources and support for all parties involved in the investigation process.

The University Police Department also has a dedicated Special Victims Unit of detectives and other officers who can provide primary response to and investigation of interpersonal violence crimes that are reported to have occurred on campus. These incidents include sexual assaults, domestic violence, stalking and child abuse.