How to Report a Sexual Assault

If you are a survivor of a sexual offense, the College will provide you with assistance in reporting the incident and provide information about medical and emotional support resources.

Sexual Discrimination/Harassment Policy  Discrimination & Harassment Complaint Form

To report a sexual offense, please Contact Jackson College Campus Safety and Security or the Title IX Office.

Title IX Office

Location: Potter Center – Room 210

Title IX Coordinator: Cindy Allen

Phone: 517.796.8403

Campus Safety and Security Office

Location: Jets Hangar

Phone: 517.796.8620

If there is no answer, an automatic phone system will instruct you to press 2 to speak ring the Security on-duty cell phone.

  • If the report is made through the Campus Safety and Security Office
    • A member of the Campus Safety and Security team will be able to meet with you to receive a statement of recollection of the events.
    • When reporting a criminal activity to Campus Safety, they are required to notify the Jackson College Sheriff’s office.
    • A police officer will respond in person to collect your information and statement. You are not required to provide information of the assault to the police officer.
    • Sexual Assault reports are forwarded on to the Title IX office for further investigation.
  • If the report is made through the Title IX Office
    •  You may be asked to fill out a Discrimination & Harassment Complaint Form
      •  A form can be requested by calling 517.796.8460 or on Human Resources Department’s website at and click on forms.
      •  If the complaint is against a faculty or staff member, submit this form to the Human Resources department in person at Potter Center, Room 210; via fax to 517.796.8459, or via e-mail to
      • If the complaint is against a student:
        • Submit this form to Student Services, in person at Bert Walker Hall, Room 100, via fax to 517.796.8446, or via email to Jeremy Frew at
        • Or contact the Student Ombudsman or Title IX Coordinator.

After a complaint is received, the Title IX Office will open an investigation.

When a student is the alleged victim of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking the Title IX Coordinator will ensure that the College appropriately assist the student with any identified needs. This assistance may vary depending on the alleged victim’s need and may include but are not limited to: providing an escort for the individual; moving the individual’s residence; modifying the individual’s academic schedule; adjusting the individual’s work schedule; allowing the individual to withdraw from or retake a class without penalty; providing access to tutoring or other academic support, such as extra time to complete or re-take a class.

A formal investigation will include interviews with the complainant, the alleged harasser, and any witnesses identified by either party. In addition either party may identify witnesses and present evidence, such as electronic and written materials, if any exist. To the extent possible the investigation of sexual discrimination/harassment complaints will be conducted confidentially, however information may need to be disclosed so that the College may effectively investigate the matter or take corrective action.

During any institutional disciplinary proceeding, both the complainant and the respondent have the right to be assisted by one advisor or parent they choose, and at their own expense (if applicable).

The result of any institutional disciplinary proceeding that arises from an allegation of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking will be communicated, in writing, to both the accuser and accused simultaneously.

Both the accused and the victim will be simultaneously notified, in writing:

  • Of the right to appeal the results of an instructional disciplinary proceeding.
  • Of any changes to the results of an institutional disciplinary proceeding based on an appeal.
  • When the results of an institutional disciplinary proceeding become final.

  1. Complaint Evaluation – Initial meetings with complainant and accused will be held with fourteen (14) calendar days of receipt of the complaint.
  2. Evidence Gathering – investigation including interviews with witnesses (if applicable), gathering and reviewing documents, follow-up interviews, etc. will be completed within forty-five (45) calendar days of receipt of the complaint.
  3. Issuance of Disposition – a written report including recommendations for resolution, where appropriate, will be issued within sixty (60) days of receipt of the complaint.

Investigation stages may occur simultaneously. If the investigation cannot be completed within this timeframe, the complainant and the respondent will be informed of the reasons for the delay and an estimated date of completion.

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