Sexual Harassment/Assault Resources

The Women’s Center serves to empower women and is designated as mandatory reporters*  for students and employees.

Human Resource’s Policies on sexual harassment
University of Louisville policy on Sexual Harassment.

PEACC
Prevention, Education and Advocacy on Campus and in the Community. If you need immediate assistance, please contact the PEACC Program 24/7 at 502-714-8923 or University Police at 502-852-6111.

Center for Women and Families
The Center for Women and Families helps victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence to become survivors.

U.S. Department of Education Title IX
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities which receive Federal financial assistance.

UofL Title IX Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting (PDF)
There are two federal laws that establish responsibilities for employees of universities to report certain types of crimes and incidents, especially sexual misconduct.

Human Resources Sexual Harassment Prevention Resources
Sexual harassment is unacceptable and unlawful conduct and will not be tolerated in the workplace and the educational environment


* “Guided by the language of the Clery Act and subsequent amendments, the University is required to define which employees must report crime information they receive. Mandatory Reporters Title IX and Clery Act mandatory reporters include any employees who have the authority to take action to redress the harassment, who have the duty to report to appropriate school officials sexual harassment or any other misconduct by students or employees, or an individual whom a student could reasonably believe has this authority or responsibility.”