The Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call is the University administrator specifically trained in trauma-informed 40+ Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention. This administrator is available 24/7.
The Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call provides emotional administrative support to students who are survivors of gender-based violence. By providing basic procedural, legal, and medical information, and referrals to other resources on campus and local community service organizations, the Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call helps students make informed decisions about next steps.
The Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call is available to answer any general or personal questions related to gender-based violence, including sexual assault, unwanted sexual touching, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, and stalking.
The Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call ensures all of the University resources are available to assist students through the traumatic situation. The Sexual Assault Dean-on-Call can explain what to expect at a police station or at the hospital's emergency department, can provide basic information about the criminal and civil justice system and University-wide disciplinary procedures, and may refer the student to counseling and other services, such as the Center for Awareness, Resolution, Education, and Support (Title IX).