If you or someone you know needs immediate help, call 911. 

There are several ways you can report an incident of sexual misconduct to the Title IX office. One of these methods is through our online reporting form.

  • Click here to access the Title IX online report form, 
  • Call 540-568-5219 during university business hours,
  • Email titleix@jmu.edu, or
  • Visit our office in the Access and Inclusion Suite on the 4th floor of Holland Yates Hall (formerly Madison Hall) in rooms 4033, 4035, and 4036.

If you are designated by the University as a Responsible Employee, contact our office to satisfy your obligation to report information regarding incidents of sexual misconduct. Reporting information to another office or resource portal does not satisfy this obligation. If you are unsure if you are designated as a Responsible Employee, please contact us. If you are unsure if the information you have received falls under sexual misconduct, please contact us to consult.

To watch or listen to a video overview of reporting to the Title IX office, please click here. For video information on confidentiality and Title IX, please click here.

Reporting to the Title IX Office

The Title IX office is responsible for receiving and responding to all reports and formal complaints of alleged sexual misconduct (sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, non-consensual relationships) and gender and sex based discrimination involving JMU community members.

report is information that the Title IX office receives directly from an individual who has been harmed or from a third party such as a responsible employee about alleged sexual misconduct. A report may lead to the initiation of a formal complaint process by the individual who experienced the harm directly also known as the complainant.

In addition to confidential support, you have the option of reporting an incident of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term that covers sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual exploitation, stalking, non-consensual relationships, and other forms of misconduct and related retaliation. You may make a report with the Title IX office if you are seeking supportive measuresresources, or a formal complaint process

Upon receipt of a report of alleged sexual misconduct or other gender/sex discrimination, the Title IX office will contact the individual who is described as having experienced the harm to provide the individual with information about supportive measures, resources, and options for filing a formal complaint. The individual is not required to respond to outreach by the Title IX office. Individuals do not have to file formal complaints to receive supportive measures and resources through Title IX.  Individuals are entitled to have a supportive person with them at any meetings and proceedings with Title IX.

You may report anonymously by using the online report form. Depending on the amount of information shared in an anonymous report, the University's ability to respond to the report may be limited. 

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