What should I do if I am sexually harassed or stalked?

If someone has harassed or stalked you or made unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or threats for failure to engage in sexual relations, contact the Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (406-243-5710). The University will take appropriate measures to stop sexual harassment, including disciplinary action against the offender.

If you feel that you are in danger at any time, please call 9-1-1.

On-campus resources

To ensure your safety on campus, the University can rearrange class schedules, enforce no-contact orders, or pursue administrative proceedings. Contact the Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (406-243-5710). SARC and Counseling Services provide on-campus support for victims of sexual harassment. Call (406) 243-6559 to schedule an appointment.

Some examples of sexual harassment

  • A colleague makes unwelcome jokes or comments about sex at work or in the classroom.
  • Your ex-partner won't stop calling, texting, following you, or showing up at your residence or place of work even after you've asked them to stop.
  • Your professor makes frequent sexual jokes, stares at you, touches you, or insinuates that you will get a better gradeor other reward if you engage in a close relationship.
  • An acquaintance has been spreading rumors around campus about your sexuality.
  • A neighbor in your residence hall puts sexually graphic materials on the door to your room.