Reporting Options

Know Your Rights and Options

The University is committed to creating and sustaining an educational and working environment free of sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.  If you experience any of these forms of violence, you are strongly encouraged to utilize the various on and off campus resources described below.  Your safety and wellbeing is the University’s priority. This publication is intended to help you understand your rights and options, as well as provide you with information regarding support and assistance.

 

On Campus Reporting:

Office for Equal Opportunity – Title IX

(916) 278-5770

The Office for Equal Opportunity, among other duties, investigates complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR) brought by faculty, students or staff. The campus Title IX coordinator will provide invaluable information about victims' rights, options and possible remedies, and can make referrals to a counselor or advocate. It is a victim's right to have a friend, family member, advocate or other representative present while reporting an incident.

Campus Police

(916) 278-6000

Sacramento State Police are required to report incidents of sexual violence to the OEO but can keep victims' names confidential, if requested. Police also can provide transportation to a safe place and to a hospital or a sexual-assault response center for a medical examination if needed. It is a victim's right to have a friend, family member, advocate or other representative present while reporting an incident.

 

Off-Campus Reporting:

Sacramento Police Department

(916) 264-5471 or 911

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

(916) 874-5115 or 911