We hope we can answer some of your questions with some of the frequently asked questions below:
In a Title IX context the “Complainant” is the person reporting a potential violation of the Sexual Offense Policy and the “Respondent” is the person accused of violating the Sexual Offense Policy.
If you or someone you know has been accused of committing a Sexual Offense there are a few different resources. The student can speak to the Title IX Coordinator, Lynn Levey, a counselor at the Center for Counseling and Personal Growth, or the Dean of Students office.
If a student is reporting a Title IX case where the respondent is a Faculty or Staff member, the Title IX Procedure follows the guidelines set forth in the Faculty or Staff Sexual Offense Policy respectively. To learn more about that process follow this link https://bit.ly/2LayNqR. To see the Staff and Faculty policies follow this link https://bit.ly/2JiM0fk.
Yes. You may receive assistance and resources from the Title IX office even if you are not reporting an incident. These may include: housing changes, schedule changes, medical assistance or counseling services.
Yes. Both Complainants and Respondents are allowed to bring a support person, or advisor to the Title IX office with them. Complainants and Respondents are allowed an advisor for all parts of the Title IX process.
Clark can provide students resources such as, academic assistance, work assistance, housing changes, no contact orders, financial assistance, counseling services and Medical Care. Clark University can also provide individual assistance depending on the circumstances.
No. Clark University has a Medical Amnesty Policy. Under this policy Clark will not write you up for a drinking or drug conduct violation if you are experiencing a medical emergency, are reporting a possible sexual offense violation, or calling for someone else experiencing such action.
A no-contact order is an order issued by the University to protect a person’s safety and preserve a peaceful environment for all students to work, study and live on campus. If you have been issued a no-contact order it may limit communication in person, electronic, through social media or a third party. Violations of a university no-contact order may result in separation from the University.