Published: Nov. 5, 2016

On Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at approximately 2:10 a.m. the CU Boulder Police Department (“CUPD”) was notified that a sexual assault had occurred inside a room at Hallett Hall. The suspect is described as:

  • white, college-aged male
  • 5’9” tall, medium build
  • short, dark, curly hair
  • wearing tan pants
  • white T-shirt

CUPD is currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact CUPD at (303) 492-6666 and may do so anonymously here.

This message is being sent pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (“Clery Act”), a federal law that requires disclosure of major crime and policy information. For more information on the Clery Act and CU-Boulder’s policies, please see the Clery page. Sexual assault is not tolerated at CU-Boulder. It can be both a crime and a violation of policy, see: University of Colorado Sexual Misconduct Policy, and CU-Boulder’s Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance’s Process and Procedures. CU-Boulder reminds the community of the following information that could aid in the prevention of similar crimes:  Sexual activity without consent (including with acquaintances, friends, or partners) is sexual assault. Consent cannot be obtained through coercion or threats. Use of alcohol or drugs may impair the ability to determine whether sexual activity is consensual. Learn more about the University of Colorado’s Sexual Misconduct Policy. The obligation to help prevent sexual assault is on all of us. Learn to recognize high-risk situations and how to intervene effectively. If you are the victim of sexual assault, you have many options for reporting, services, and assistance. Reporting options are listed here.  Retaliation for reporting is strictly prohibited. For free and confidential support please contact CU-Boulder’s Office of Victim Assistance (OVA), 303-492-8855.