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Legal and Judicial Resources

On-Campus


OUPD

(740) 593-1911
88 University Terrace
135 Scott Quad
If the assault occurred on campus and you wish to report the assault, contact the Ohio University Police Department. Reports can be made at any time. An officer trained in crisis intervention will respond.


The Office of Community Standards & Student Responsibility
(740) 593-2629
349 Baker Center
The University has a disciplinary hearing process for students who commit sexual assault, and also those who commit physical or mental harm against another. The survivor will not be sanctioned for any alcohol or drug use during the time of the assault.

 

Institutional Equity 

(740) 593-2620

101 Crewson House
The Office for Institutional Equity (OIE) is charged with monitoring the University’s compliance with federal, state, and institutional policy guidelines that promote a non-discriminatory and harassment-free environment. The Title IX Rights Coordinator is charged with responding to sexual misconduct involving the Ohio University community.



Off-Campus


Athens Police Department

(740) 592-3313
11 North College St.
If the assault occurred off campus and you wish to report the assault, contact the Athens Police Department. Reports can be made at any time. An officer trained in crisis intervention will respond. Additionally, the department has a Violence Against Women Unit with a special investigator and a licensed social worker who can provide confidential victim services.

 

Athens County Victims Assistance
(740) 592-3208
Athens Co. Court House, 1st Floor
1 South Court Street
The Victim’s Assistance Program is designed to assist the survivor throughout the criminal justice process. If you have questions about your rights, obtaining protection orders, making a victim compensation claim, or any other concerns, Athens County Victims Assistance has trained advocates that can assist you.

 

My Sister’s Place
(740) 594-8837
If you are a survivor of domestic/dating violence, My Sister’s Place provides advocacy throughout the legal process, assistance with filing protective orders, counseling, and more. You do not have to go to the shelter to access the court advocacy services; all you have to do is call their hotline.

 

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)
(800) 770-0192
Provides information about an inmate’s custody status and notifications when a change in status occurs.


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"This project was supported by Grant No. 2009-WA-AX-0003 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/ exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women."