WCU's Sexual Misconduct Policy has been created and adopted to demonstrate the University's commitment to maintaining a campus environment where safety and well- being are priorities for all. Victims of Sexual Misconduct can find further information on their rights, available services, and contact information for resources and support in the Sexual Misconduct policy.
Victims of Sexual Misconduct have the following rights assured by policies under the Clery Act, Title IX and by West Chester University.
You have the right:
To be safe on campus
To have any allegations of sexual misconduct taken seriously
To be informed of and seek medical services and/or evidence collection
To be notified of counseling and support services available both on campus and in the community
To be informed of reporting options including those for on-campus and local police
To take legal action when a crime is committed against you
To have your name kept as private and "need to know" as possible
To make reasonable changes in academic and housing reassignments to ensure your safety
To have a support person present at any disciplinary hearings
To be free from a hostile environment and/or any suggestion that you are responsible for what happened
To be informed of the outcome of any disciplinary proceedings