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Sex Offenses Statement

Sex Offenses Statement on Policy, Procedures, and Programs

In accordance with the Clery Act, the following information is provided regarding Baylor University’s sex offenses policy, procedures, and programs. Baylor University policy prohibits students from engaging in physical abuse directed toward a member of the Baylor faculty, staff, or student body or toward a visitor to the campus. This policy is defined in the Student Disciplinary Procedure under Section III. Misconduct Defined at http://www.baylor.edu/student_policies/index.php?id=32401.

1.     A list of the educational programs that promote the awareness of rape, acquaintance rape and other forcible and non-forcible sex offenses may be found on the Counseling Center’s Web site under Sexual Assaults at http://www.baylor.edu/counseling_center/index.php?id=70837 and on the Baylor Police Department’s Web site under Crime Prevention and Awareness at Baylor at http://www.baylor.edu/baylor_police/index.php?id=49077 

2.      Should a student be the victim of a sex offense, the student should contact Baylor Health Services (254-710-1010), a local hospital, or the police.  The Baylor Police Department may be contacted at 254-710-2222 or the Waco Police Department at 911. It may be important to preserve evidence for proof of a criminal offence so it is recommended that an alleged victim talk with police or health services personnel regarding the preservation of evidence.

 

3.      If a student needs assistance in notifying police or health officials, contact the Baylor Police Department at 254-710-2222 for assistance.

 

4.      Both on- and off-campus counseling and mental health services available to alleged victims of sex offenses are listed on the Baylor Police Department Web site under Student Options Following a Sexual Assault at http://www.baylor.edu/baylor_police/index.php?id=988 and on the Counseling Center’s Web site under Sexual Assaults at http://www.baylor.edu/counseling_center/index.php?id=70837

 

5.      Options regarding academic and living situations after an alleged victim’s sex offense are listed on the Baylor Police Department’s Web site under Student Options Following a Sexual Assault at http://www.baylor.edu/baylor_police/index.php?id=988

 

6.      Procedures for campus disciplinary action in cases of an alleged sex offense may be found on the Student Policies and Procedures Web site under Student Disciplinary Procedure at http://www.baylor.edu/student_policies/index.php?id=32256. Disclosure of any disciplinary proceeding that is the result of an alleged sex offense is defined in the Student Disciplinary Procedure, Section I. General, Item F. at http://www.baylor.edu/student_policies/index.php?id=32399

 

7.      Sanctions that may be imposed following a final determination of a disciplinary proceeding regarding rape, acquaintance rape or other forcible or non-forcible sex offenses are listed in the Student Disciplinary Procedure under Section IV. Sanctions for Misconduct at http://www.baylor.edu/student_policies/index.php?id=32399.

10/04/2010