Reporting Options

Ways to Report

  1. If you or one you are reporting about are currently in a state of emergency, please call 9-1-1, or 254-710-2222 Baylor University Police Department, for IMMEDIATE assistance. Your safety is a priority.
  2. The Title IX office is a safe and efficient way to report incidents related to sexual violence, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. The Title IX Office cares about our students, staff, and faculty and is here to listen in a caring manner. Reported information is a priority to the Title IX Coordinator and your information is private within the Title IX Office. The Title IX Office is a safe place for reporting and provides information on all resources, options, and support systems that empower reporters to be safe and successful at Baylor University. There is no requirement to have a criminal or judicial process when reporting and complainants and witnesses have the opportunity to be anonymous. Feel free to report in a way that feels most comfortable to you, whether by phone, email, or coming to the Title IX Office.

    All of that contact information is below.
    Patty Crawford, Title IX Coordinator
    Clifton Robinson Tower, Suite 285.07
    Baylor University
    Waco, Texas 76798-7011
    254-710-8454
    Patty_Crawford@Baylor.edu

  3. The Title IX office also offers the opportunity for anonymous online reporting. This feature is not within the scope of mandatory reporting, but is for those who have allegedly experiences, witnessed, or has heard about alleged incidents related to sexual violence, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. This anonymous form is managed by a third party organization called Ethics Point and does not link to any identifying information for the reporter. The reporting feature offers an option to re-access a report to see responses from the Title IX Coordinator and additional communication can take place in that anonymous setting. Please CLICK HERE to report anonymously through Ethics Point.
  4. If you would like to speak with a confidential university member, like a counselor, spiritual advisor, or medical professional, the Title IX Coordinator will assist you in getting in contact with all of these excellent and important resources. Or, you can visit the Baylor University Counseling Center or call their 24 hour, 7 days a week hotline, 254-751-8482. The Baylor University Health Center is also confidential, see website for hours of operation and contact information. One can also receive confidential spiritual guidance from Baylor University’s head chaplain, Dr. Burt Burelson, 254-710-3517 or emailing us at Spiritual_Life@baylor.edu. There are additional campus and community resources available for those wanting additional support via the "How to Get Help" link on the side-bar.
  5. If you are or someone you know is a victim of sexual misconduct contact the Title IX Coordinator at anytime via “Report It" website, email, by calling or visiting the Title IX office at Clifton Robinson Tower 285. If there is an emergency or you or the person you know is unsafe, please call the Baylor University Police Department at 254-710-2222 or 911 immediately.

    Note: The Title IX Coordinator will investigate the complaint and keep the matter private to the extent possible, but due to federal requirements is not a confidential source of support. As stated in option 4 above, state confidential University employees include the Baylor University Counseling Center, Baylor University Health Clinic, and Dr. Burt Burelson, University Chaplain.

    Additionally the Title IX Coordinator can be contacted at: Patty_Crawford@baylor.edu


PattyPatty Crawford, Title IX Coordinator
Clifton Robinson Tower, Suite 285.07
Baylor University
Waco, Texas 76798-7011
254-710-8454
Patty_Crawford@Baylor.edu


Baylor University's Commitment
Baylor University is committed to maintaining a learning environment that is free from inappropriate conduct based on gender. Baylor University's policy is to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, based on sex in the University's educational programs and activities. It also prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in claims of sex discrimination. Baylor University has designated a Title IX Coordinator to manage the University's compliance with and response to inquiries and concerning related to Title IX.