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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.

 

The Office of Equity & Civil Rights Compliance
(740) 593-9140
Lindley Hall 006
The Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance ensures that the University maintains an employment and educational environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. Under federal law, the Office of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance (ECRC) has a duty to prevent and redress sexual misconduct, including conducting investigations of all reports made to the office of sexual misconduct. All faculty and staff have been designated as “responsible employees,” who must report all incidents of sexual misconduct of which they become aware. Some student-employees also have a duty to report sexual misconduct, including Resident Assistants, Teaching Assistants, and Graduate Assistants.



 

 

 

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.

 

Athens County Victims Assistance
(740) 592-3208
Athens Co. Court House, 1 st 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
1-800-443-3402
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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