Reporting/Filing a Complaint

Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
University Police

030 Gilchrist Hall (main level)
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
319-273-2712
319-273-4000 (Emergency)
www.uni.edu/pubsaf/

UNI Police are committed to providing a safe campus environment. UNI Police officers will assist victims in determining whether a crime was committed, and what options are available for the victim to pursue. In the event the incident occurred off campus, UNI Police will assist in contacting the appropriate law enforcement agency. Assistance can be requested from UNI Police without filing formal criminal charges or making a complaint to the university. Services include:

  • Contacting an advocate to be present during the process, with permission of the victim
  • Assisting in providing medical attention
  • Providing information about criminal and/or university complaint processes
  • Assisting in contacting other law enforcement agencies, if the incident occurred off-campus
  • Assisting in contacting institutional officials for requests to ensure safety while on campus
  • Assisting in explaining and providing a written copy of  the victim’s rights
Cedar Falls Police Department

220 Clay Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-273-8612
911 (Emergency)
To report a sexual assault that occurred in the city of Cedar Falls, but not on University of Northern Iowa property. Reporting is not the same as filing charges, but helps preserve your options, should you choose to pursue prosecution of your assailant.

Waterloo Police Department

City Hall
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, IA  50703
319-291-4345
911 (Emergency)
To report sexual abuse if the assault occurred in the city of Waterloo, but not on University of Northern Iowa property. Reporting is not the same as filing charges, but helps preserve your options, should you choose to pursue prosecution of your assailant.

UNI Dean of Students Office

118 Gilchrist Hall (upper level)
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
319-273-2332
https://www.uni.edu/deanofstudents/

The Dean of Students will coordinate the university’s response to reports of sexual misconduct. This includes:

  • Insuring that victims are provided with appropriate support including facilitating requests for alternate housing and negotiating academic accommodations
  • Investigating reports of alleged sexual misconduct involving students
  • Issuing no contact and no trespass orders
  • Initiating interim actions against the accused, such as interim suspension or residence hall suspension, in accordance with the provisions outlined in Article IV (I) of the Student Conduct Code.
  • Overseeing the student disciplinary process
  • Assisting victims and accused students in understanding their rights under the university student disciplinary process
  • Insuring that information regarding the Sexual Misconduct Policy and related services is made available to students and employees in print and via the university website
UNI Office of Compliance and Equity Management

117 Gilchrist Hall (upper level)
319-273-2846
www.uni.edu/equity/

To discuss/and or report incidents of sexual harassment. To access the University's policy on sexual harassment please visit http://www.uni.edu/policies/1302. To report sexual harassment perpetrated by a University employee, contact the Office of Compliance and Equity Management.  Allegations against graduate students, in the context of their employee role with the University, should be filed with the Office of Compliance and Equity Management. To report sexual harassment perpetrated by a student, contact the Dean of Students Office (273-2332).

If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a WRS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.


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