Commitment to Diversity

Sexual Misconduct

Towson University is committed to promoting a campus climate free from incidents of sexual misconduct. The university educates community members about preventing and responding to these incidents by offering numerous resources to report misconduct and support those involved in these incidents.

 

 

 

Get Help

If you or someone you know has been the victim of sexual misconduct, Towson has resources available to help.

  • Contact a university official
    Report incidents of sexual misconduct to a university official who can connect you with resources and offer guidance on how the university addresses issues of sexual misconduct
  • Seek assistance
    Make an appointment to speak with a therapist at the Towson University Counseling Center by calling 410-704-2512
  • Get medical attention
    Go to GBMC or Mercy Medical Center for immediate healthcare
  • Connect with on & off campus resources
    Contact TurnAround crisis intervention and referral helpline at 443-279-0379
  • Confidentiality
    Click here for more information on confidentiality and sexual misconduct

Be the Help

Bystander intervention is the act of feeling empowered and equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively assist in the prevention of sexual misconduct. More information on bystander intervention for faculty, staff, and students can be found below.


Additional information on the University’s response, processes and resources can be found at the left navigation links as well as at www.towson.edu/sexual misconduct


The Towson University Policy on Sexual Misconduct can be found at the following website (Procedures for reporting sexual misconduct can be found below): www.towson.edu/policies

The University System of Maryland Policy on Sexual Misconduct can be found at the following website: http://www.usmd.edu/regents/bylaws/SectionVI/

Offer Resources

If you are a Towson University employee and you suspect or know of an incident of sexual misconduct, it is your responsibility to offer resources to the victim/survivor. You must also report the incident to the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title XI Coordinators.

  • Listen
    Allow the survivor to share openly without making judgments or evaluations. Inform them of your duty to report the incident to the Title XI Coordinator so that the university can offer support and resources.
  • Contact the Title XI Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinators
    Faculty and staff are required to report all incidents to one of the resources below so that the university can investigate and respond promptly to incidents of sexual misconduct.
  • Offer professional help
    Refer the survivor to the Counseling Center and/or reporting resources
  • Offer on & off campus resources
    On and off campus resources for sexual misconduct

Report an Incident


Towson University community members, if you or someone you know has experienced an incident of sexual misconduct report it so that the appropriate officials can respond. The university’s procedures aim to provide prompt, fair and impartial investigation by specially trained professionals committed to protecting the community from further harm.

Individuals who would like to report an incident of sexual misconduct are encouraged to do so via any of the following university resources. Individuals may also report incidents to TUPD (410-704-4444) or BCPD (911). They are not, however, required to do so.

Individuals who would like to report an incident of sexual misconduct are encouraged to do so via any of the following university resources. Individuals may also report incidents to TUPD (410-704-4444) or BCPD (911). They are not, however, required to do so.

University Resources

 

Any report involving students, faculty, or staff Any report involving a student perpetrator Any report involving a faculty or staff perpetrator
Any report involving a faculty or staff perpetrator Deputy Title IX Coordinator/Director of Student Conduct Deputy Title IX Coordinator/Fair Practices Officer
Room 206 Administration Building
410-704-2360
sexualmisconduct@towson.edu
Room 236 Administration Building
410-704-2057
studentconduct@towson.edu or
via online report at www.towson.edu/ReportIt
Room 211 Administration Building
410-704-2361
fairpractices@towson.edu

 

Additional information on the university’s response, processes and resources can be found at:



 
                      
 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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