As an advisor to a student organization, there are times you work closely with the students and students may share personal or private information with you.  The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) encourages advisors to build trusting relationships with students, where students feel comfortable to seek support from the advisor.  However, there may be times where students share information that causes concern or you feel you may need to share with the university.  CSI wants you to know that there are resources available to you when you think you need to report what you hear.

Office of Victim Assistance (OVA)

OVA provides free and confidential information, consultation, support, advocacy, and short term counseling services to University of Colorado Boulder students, graduate students, faculty, and staff who have experienced a traumatic, disturbing, or life disruptive event. OVA is not a part of the police department or the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance, and is confidential resource for students, staff and faculty.

Visit OVA website to learn more!

Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC)

The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC) is responsible for three policies at the University of Colorado Boulder: Sexual Misconduct, Protected Class Discrimination and Harassment, and Conflict of Interest in Amorous Relationships.

Visit OIEC website to learn more!

CU Police Department (CUPD)

The University of Colorado Boulder Police Department is a full-service police agency providing community-based public safety services to a diverse community of 36,000 affiliates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long. Every year the department responds to approximately 20,000 calls for service. Patrolling the campus by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, and vehicle, the CU Boulder police work diligently with the university community and surrounding agencies to ensure a prompt and coordinated law enforcement response.

Visit CUPD website to learn more!

Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to share information about crime on campus and their efforts to improve campus safety as well as inform the public of crime in or around campus. This information is shared through the campus’s annual report, as well as through “emergency notifications” and “timely warnings” for certain incidents involving an immediate or ongoing threat to the campus community.

Information disseminated in accord with Clery Act guidelines serves to inform the personal safety and college selection decisions of current and prospective campus community members. All post-secondary public and private institutions participating in federal student aid programs must adhere to Clery regulations.

Learn more information from the Department of Education Clery Handbook!

Title IX

Title IX is part of the United States Education Amendment stating that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

Learn more information on Title IV!

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