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Sexual Misconduct

Victim Bill of Rights

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Sexual Misconduct

Address:
13/15 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2433
Fax: 610-436-3164


Lynn Klingensmith, Title IX Coordinator
610-436-2433
LKlingensmith@wcupa.edu

Victim Bill of Rights

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.

Rights

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