» Interim and Supportive Measures

Interim and supportive measures are available for complainants, respondents and witnesses before, during, after, or outside of an investigation or hearing. Supportive measures for complainants are available regardless of whether the complainant chooses to make a formal report to the University or report the crime to law enforcement. Supportive measures shall be confidential, to the extent that maintaining confidentiality does not impair the University’s ability to provide such measures.

Note: Interim and supportive measures for cases involving faculty, employees, or third-party vendors may differ; to learn more about interim and supportive measures for faculty and staff, please contact Human Resources.

Types of Interim and Supportive Measures for Students

For student(s)-to-student(s) matters and matters in which a student is the respondent, requests for interim and supportive measures may be made to the appropriate Title IX Coordinator. They will be provided, as reasonably available, for complainants, respondents and witnesses either outside of an investigation, pending the outcome of any investigation or hearing, or following an investigation or hearing. Supportive measures are available regardless of whether the complainant chooses to report the crime to law enforcement. Supportive measures shall be confidential, to the extent that maintaining confidentiality does not impair the University’s ability to provide such measures.

Please note: The below interim and supportive measures are for student(s)-to-student(s) matters and matters in which a student is the respondent. Interim and supportive measures may differ for cases that involve faculty and staff. For more information, please contact Human Resources.

Interim and supportive measures for students include, but are not limited to, the following options:

+ - Academic Interim and Supportive Measures

Examples include:

  • Adjustments to or accomodations for classes or coursework
  • Transferring to another section of a lecture or laboratory
  • Rescheduling an academic assignment or test
  • Accessing academic support (e.g., tutoring)
  • Arranging for incompletes, a leave of absence, or withdrawal from course(s)
  • Preserving eligibility for academic, athletic, or other scholarships, financial aid, internships, study abroad, or international student visas

+ - Health & Safety Interim and Supportive Measures

Examples include:

  • Medical and mental health services, including counseling
  • Assistance identifying an additional resources including off-campus support and services
  • Providing an escort to ensure that the student can move safely between school programs and activities
  • No Contact Orders

+ - Location-Based Interim and Supportive Measures

Examples include:

  • Change in campus housing and/or dining locations
  • Assistance in finding alternative housing
  • Assistance in arranging for alternative University employment arrangements and/or changing work schedules
  • Providing an escort to ensure that the student can move safely between school programs and activities
  • Transportation and parking accommodations
  • Transferring to another section of a lecture or laboratory
  • No Contact Orders

+ - No Contact Orders

Complainants, respondents and witnesses may request a No Contact Order at any time to prevent unnecessary or unwanted contact or proximity to the other party, when reasonably available. 

Individuals may request supportive measures (such as those listed above) both outside of any investigative process as well as any time following an investigation or hearing to aid in their continued academic success at the University.