Whatever has happened, whether it is a bias motivated incident, sexual assault or harassment, discrimination and harassment, or another difficult life event, know there are a lot of resources to help you. Reporting is one option, but is not the only option. If you want a confidential office to ask questions, contact the Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) 303-492-8855
. You can report a crime confidentially here
and information will go to OVA. For a list of other confidential centers on campus, click here
. You can also check out OVA’s Basic Reporting
guide. In addition, CU-Boulder Student Affairs
provides an overview on resources for reporting, safety, victim support, sexual misconduct, and confidential reporting.
- For a list of CU trainings available on topics including, but not limited to, supporting survivors, grief and loss, the impact of trauma, reporting options, effective bystander intervention, gender violence, and sex and relationships, please visit: http://cuvictimassistance.com/resources/.
How can the WRC support you?
The WRC, a non-confidential office, offers a supportive, affirming, nonjudgmental space and can help connect you to appropriate resources at CU and in the Boulder community. WRC staff can provide informal support and advising about various options to help you figure out what it is you’d like to do. While we can be a space to provide you support, we are not a confidential resource. If you provide us with specific details about abuse, harassment, or discrimination, we are mandated to report the incident to The Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSC),
or The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC)
(formally the Office of Discrimination and Harassment or ODH). To read more about reporting obligations for Faculty, Staff and Student Employees visit: Sexual Assault and Harassment Response Protocol
and Discrimination and Harassment Policy
CU-Boulder Nondiscrimination Information
The University of Colorado Boulder does not discriminate based upon race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy either in educational programs or activities or in employment. OIEC will address all complaints of discrimination and harassment when the alleged harasser is an employee. If the alleged harasser is a student, the complaint will be addressed by OSC.
Formal reporting to the University
To report harassment, violence, abuse, or hate, contact one of the following:
- Visit here for guidelines about filing a complaint of sexual assault, sexual harassment or discrimination or harassment based on gender or sex, including intimate partner abuse and gender-based or sex-based stalking.
Report to Law Enforcement
A victim of a crime may report directly to law enforcement:
In an emergency, call 911.
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program at Foothills Hospital
What are the protected classes at CU?
What are CU's protected classes?
The protected classes include race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, and political philosophy. It is a violation of the Discrimination and Harassment Policy to discriminate or harass another person on the basis of one or more of these protected classes. Additionally, federal and state laws, as well as Regent Law, prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of one or more protected classes. Learn more.