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Title IX

Title IX Office
Madison Hall
Rooms 4033 and 4035
100 East Grace Street, MSC 7806
Harrisonburg, VA  22807

  • receive and learn information about available resources
  • discuss and consider options for moving forward
  • make an informal report and request specific supportive resources (No Contact Orders, assistance with academic or housing matters, transportation options, etc.)
  • make a formal report to initiate a formal campus conduct process

Is Title IX confidential? Title IX treats all disclosures and reports of sexual misconduct with great care and discretion while also balancing the duty to provide for individual and campus safety. In some case when specific supportive resources are requested, information will be shared only on a need-to-know basis in order to coordinate assistance.


Legal and Law Enforcement Resources


JMU Campus Police
Anthony Seeger Hall
821 S. Main Street, MSC 6810
Emergency Number:  (540) 568-6911
Nonemergency Line:  (540) 568-6912


Harrisonburg Police Department
101 N. Main Street
General information:  (540) 432-7701
Nonemergency line:  (540) 434-4436
Emergency:  911


Confidential Resources


Counseling Center
Student Success Center - 3rd floor
(540) 568-6552
Services:  Counseling, advocacy, consultation, and Sexual Trauma Empowerment Program (STEP)

Sexual Violence Prevention and Survivor Advocacy at The Well-UHC
Student Success Center, 1st floor
(540) 568-2831
Services:  Survivor support, advocacy, prevention, and a confidential survivor advocacy in The Well

University Health Center
Student Success Center, 1ST and 2nd Floor
(540) 568-6178
Services:  Medical assistance and examination, STD testing, etc.


The Collins Center and Child Advocacy Center 
(540) 432-6430
217 S. Liberty Street, Suite 205, Harrisonburg VA  22801
Services:  Off-campus crisis counseling, support, and advocacy

Sentara RMH Hospital
(540) 689-1000
2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA  22801
Services:  Emergency medical services, and a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE Nurse) within 72 hours can perform a Physical Evidence Recovery Kit (PERK) 
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Services:  24-hour National Sexual Assault Hotline


Your Rights

  • counseling services
  • medical services
  • academic support like tutoring
  • educational accommodations like retaking a course or withdrawing from a class without penalty
  • alternative housing arrangements in a different residence hall, house, or apartment
  • security escorts by JMU to ensure that you can move safely between classes and activities
  • present your case to law enforcement and look into the legal process at any time; it can happen concurrently with a student conduct process
  • be protected against retaliation
  • be notified of the time frame if JMU conducts a full investigation of the complaint
  • be notified in writing of the outcome of the complaint
  • end the informal process at any time and begin the formal stage of the complaint process

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