Emergency, Title IX and Clery Response


What Constitutes an Emergency on Campus?

A person experiencing:

  • Loss or sudden change of consciousness or responsiveness
  • Inability to communicate or sudden slurred speech
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Seizure
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Head or neck injury
  • Suspected drug or alcohol overdose
  • Collapse
  • Major injuries such as gunshot or stab wounds or severe injuries from a vehicle accident
  • Any medical or psychiatric condition that may risk death or serious impairment if person does not receive immediate medical attention

A person on campus threatening others with physical harm (i.e. brandishing a weapon)

An armed person on campus



Active Shooter *If you hear shots fired on campus or if you witness an armed person shooting or threating people, follow the Run, Hide, or Fight protocol.)

Clery Act and Title IX Incidents

  • Sexual assault including rape
  • Possible sexual contact with an individual who is unable to consent because of intoxication or age
  • Stalking
  • Dating violence/Domestic Violence
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Incest
  • Fondling
  • Other sexual misconduct (please refer to the Policy Prohibiting Sex-and Gender-Based Discrimination, Harassment, Misconduct and Retaliation, also referred to as the “T9 Policy”)
  • Murder/Non-negligent Manslaughter
  • Negligent Manslaughter
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • Arson/Suspicious Fire

Hate crimes

  • Larceny (theft), if motivated by bias
  • Simple assault, if motivated by bias
  • Intimidation, if motivated by bias
  • Destruction/damage/vandalism of property, if motivated by bias

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