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All cases of sexual misconduct are investigated by University employees in the Office of Student Conduct in the Alice McDonald Nelson Building on the corner of North Jordan Avenue and East Law Lane. Students accused of assault meet with investigators in this office, as well as appear for hearings in the office's conference room. These hearings can often be hours long. Nicole McPheeters Buy Photos

Resources for reporting sexual assault 

If you believe you have experienced sexual assault, you have options. Any IU employee can help you find the appropriate administrator or faculty member to begin the University reporting process. Keep in mind that most IU employees are considered “responsible employees,” meaning they are required to pass along anything shared with them regarding sexual assault to IU’s Title IX coordinator or a deputy Title IX coordinator who may decide to open a University investigation.

If you would like to talk to someone before deciding whether to report, IU has several “confidential employees” with whom you can speak. These employees include those designated as confidential victim advocates within IU’s new Office of Sexual Violence Prevention and Victim Advocacy, mental health counselors at Counseling and Psychological Services and employees at the IU Health Center.

Non-University affiliated organizations like the Monroe County Protective Order Assistance Partnership and Middle Way House can also provide resources independent from a university investigation.

If you do not wish to start a police investigation, you should know that reports to the University are rarely referred to campus police. If you would like to pursue an investigation in the criminal justice system, you can file a police report with campus or local police. This starts an investigation independent of IU’s Office of Student Conduct, but you should take note that Indiana University Police often refer their cases to the IU Office of Student Conduct for a simultaneous University investigation.

Call 911 in an emergency.

Bloomington Police Department – 220 E. Third St.

Call 812-339-4477 or email police@bloomington.in.gov

Confidential Victim Advocates* – 506 N. Fess Ave.

Call 812-856-2469 or email readvo@indiana.edu

Counseling and Psychological Services* – 600 N. Jordan Ave., Fourth Floor

Call 812-855-5711 to make an appointment

IU Health Bloomington Hospital* – 601 W. Second St.

Call 812-353-9515

IU Health Center* – 600 N. Jordan Ave.

Call 812-855-4011

IU Police Department – 1469 E. 17th St.

Call 812-855-4111 or email iupd@indiana.edu

anonymous reporting form

Middle Way House*

Call 812-333-7404, or 812-336-0846 for the 24-hour crisis line, or email communications@middlewayhouse.org

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office – 301 N. College Ave.

Call 812-349-2534 or email sheriffsoffice@co.monroe.in.us

Office of Student Conduct – 801 N. Jordan Ave.

Call 812-855-5419 or email ethics@indiana.edu

Office of Student Welfare and Title IX – 400 E. Seventh St., Poplars Building 833

Call 812-855-4889 or email titleix@iu.edu

Protective Order Assistance Partnership* – 301 N. College Ave. Room 201

Call 812-349-2614

Protective Order Project* – Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Room 010

Call 812-855-4800 or email pop@indiana.edu

Sexual Assault Crisis Services* – 600 N. Jordan Ave., fourth floor

Call 812-855-8900 (24-hour line)

Student Advocates Office* – Eigenmann Hall, 1900 E. 10th St., West Room 225

Call 812-855-0761 or email advocate@indiana.edu

Student Legal Services* – 703 E. Seventh St.

Call 812-855-7867 or email stulegal@indiana.edu

* Indicates that an office or organization may offer confidential resources to students not wanting to file a criminal or University report. If you are looking to reach out to confidential resources, always be sure to ask someone first if they can provide confidentiality. For more on confidential employees at IU, see IU’s sexual misconduct policy.

Resources for those accused of assault

If you have been accused of sexual misconduct at IU, there are several resources that can help you weigh your legal options, guide you through IU student misconduct procedures and help you navigate academic and residential life during this time.

You can keep up with developments in any open investigation by contacting the appropriate department, depending on whether a report was made to law enforcement or school officials.

IU’s Student Legal Services is a service free to all students that can provide advice for criminal and University cases, as well as make recommendations for local attorneys and legal experts. IU Student Advocates can explain and appear with you throughout IU’s investigation, as well as provide academic assistance and communicate with professors on the subject of absences, missed exams and grade change requests.

Call 911 in an emergency.

Bloomington Police Department – 220 E. Third St.

Call 812-339-4477 or email police@bloomington.in.gov

Counseling and Psychological Services – 600 N. Jordan Ave., fourth floor

Call 812-855-5711 to make an appointment

IU Police Department – 1469 E. 17th St.

Call 812-855-4111 or email iupd@indiana.edu

anonymous reporting form

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office – 301 N. College Ave.

Call 812-349-2534 or email sheriffsoffice@co.monroe.in.us

Office of Student Conduct – 801 N. Jordan Ave.

Call 812-855-5419 or email ethics@indiana.edu

Office of Student Welfare and Title IX – 400 E. Seventh St., Poplars Building 833

Call 812-855-4889 or email titleix@iu.edu

Protective Order Assistance Partnership – 301 N. College Ave. Room 201

Call 812-349-2614

Protective Order Project – Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Room 010

Call 812-855-4800 or email pop@indiana.edu

Student Advocates Office – Eigenmann Hall, 1900 E. 10th St., West Room 225

Call 812-855-0761 or email advocate@indiana.edu

Student Legal Services – 703 E. Seventh St.

Call 812-855-7867 or email stulegal@indiana.edu

For information on resources related to sexual misconduct reporting and student misconduct procedures, see stopsexualviolence.iu.edu.

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