OCRSM New Location
The Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct has moved to 4113 Susquehanna Hall.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!
Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) occurs annually in April to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it. Celebrating its 15th anniversary with the theme “Prevention is possible,” this campaign promotes actions that individuals and communities can take to promote safety, respect, and equality to stop sexual assault before it happens.
In honor of SAAM, OCRSM is sponsoring the following campus events and activities:
A Brief Video Review for Students
Take just 8 minutes to review some important information about sexual misconduct, how you can help prevent it here at the University of Maryland, and the resources available to you on campus for reporting and getting the support you need. Click here to watch.
- Thursday, April 28th, 6pm - 8pm
- Bussboy and Poets
An open-mic/spoken word night to allow sexual violence survivors and advocates to share their stories. There will be a particular emphasis on stories that focus on the intersection of sexual violence and race.
This report captures data compiled for the 2015 academic year at the University of Maryland. (July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015)
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CARE to Stop Violence
Your well-being and healing is our priority. CARE keeps information private and confidential. You can tell us as much or as little as you want to; you can even be anonymous.
- UMD Health Center: 301.314.2222
- CARE 24 hour Resource Line/Text: 301.741.3442
If you are interested in speaking individually with a counselor or arranging for a safe and supportive facilitated discussion for your group, please call the Counseling Center.
Mental Health Center
There are times when students struggle and we can help if you are seeking support.
Faculty Staff Assistance
Prince George's County
MCASA Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI)
Maryland Coalition Against Domestic Violence
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Prompt reporting is encouraged. Persons may report allegations of sexual misconduct at any time, and are encouraged to report promptly in order to maximize the University’s ability to obtain evidence, identify potential witnesses and conduct a thorough, prompt, and impartial investigation.
UMD Office of Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence (Title IX Office)
UMD Resident Student Life – Office of Rights & Responsibilities
UMD Office of Student Conduct
Federal law and UMD Policy requires that the Title IX Officer receive notice of all reports of sexual misconduct. This means that all disclosures of different types of sexual misconduct shared with a "Responsible University Employee," must be reported to the Title IX Office.
A responsible employee includes all University administrators, supervisors, faculty members, law enforcement, coaches, trainers, and resident assistants. It also includes individuals who are perceived as having the authority or duty to take action or to report sexual misconduct to the University. A Responsible University Employee who receives a report of sexual misconduct must promptly notify the Title IX Officer of the report.
The Title IX Officer will work collaboratively with the reporting entity, and operates with discretion to maintain the privacy of all persons involved.
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