Members of the WSU community who identify themselves as victims or survivors of sexual assault may rely on the following provisions in support of their recovery.
- You can choose whether or not to file a complaint with the appropriate university department or with law enforcement.
- You do not have to identify the alleged perpetrator, unless the information is necessary to respond to your request for a specific form of assistance.
- Before making a report to a university official, you can request information about university policies and procedures for releasing personally identifiable information about you. You can request that information by contacting the WSU 24/7 Confidential GBV Helpline at 507.457.5610 or by contacting the Title IX Coordinator at 507.457.5008.
- You can request assistance from a confidential advocate or the Title IX Coordinator in filing a report with law enforcement.
- You can access confidential physical and mental health care at WSU’s Health, Counseling, & Wellness Services or a healthcare facility of your choice without consenting to an investigation.
- You can request a barring of personal contact between you and the alleged perpetrator through the Title IX Coordinator.
- You can request relocation in university housing through the Title IX Coordinator.
- If you are a student, you can request a change in your class schedule to avoid contact with the alleged perpetrator through the Title IX Coordinator.
- You will be informed of the outcomes of the investigation.
- WSU's investigative procedure guarantees the following rights if you have filed a complaint with the university:
- To receive written information about the university’s policies and procedures
- To have an advisor or advocate of your choosing present during the investigative process