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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.

On-campus resources

To ensure your safety on campus, the University can rearrange class schedules, enforce no-contact orders, or pursue Student Conduct Code proceedings. Contact the Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (406-243-5710) or the Dean of Students (406-243-6413). 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 grade or other reward if you develop a special relationship.
  • An acquaintance has been spreading rumors around campus about your sexuality.
  • A neighbor in your dorm keeps putting sexually graphic materials on the door to your room.