Reporting or Disclosing Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Dating or Intimate Partner Violence, or Stalking to Tunxis Community College
1. Report Incident (Online Form)
2. Meet with Title IX Coordinator and Victim Advocate
Title IX Coordinator: Jessica Waterhouse, Professor of Criminal Justice
Victim Advocate: Colleen Richard, Professor of Human Services
The College will provide information regarding contact information regarding professional assistance including campus resources, law enforcement, and local advocacy, counseling and mental health services. The College will also provide to those who report or disclose, the procedures to follow including filing a complaint via the College Code of Conduct.
If the student who is a victim of college related sexual misconduct chooses to report an incident, Dr. Peters will interview respondent and witnesses.
A summary report will be provided to the student before a final report is submitted to a Student Affairs Conduct Officer.
3. Meet with a Student Affairs Conduct Officer
Upon receipt of information, explanation of conduct process will be provided and questions will be answered. The Conduct Officer may impose immediate restrictions on the accused student.
4. Conduct Officer Investigates
Following investigation, the Conduct Officer will make a determination or within five (5) days the matter will be forwarded to a Hearing Panel. Based on the information presented to the Hearing Panel the respondent is either found “responsible” or “not responsible.”
5. Sanctions Are Determined
Both students are notified of investigations outcome via email and/or letter. Any sanction(s) is/are effective immediately.
6. Request to President for Review
A request for review by the College President may be made within three (3) business days of receiving notice of determination.