You have the right to decide whom and when to tell about what happened. Should you decide to report the incident to law enforcement, the Title IX Coordinator can assist you. It is also your right to have a support person (such as a sexual assault victim advocate, friend, or family member) with you while you report the incident to law enforcement and/or the Title IX Coordinator or designee.
The District’s primary concern is your safety and the safety of our campus community. If you have been affected by or witnessed sexual misconduct, you should not be discouraged from reporting the incident because you are concerned that you might be subject to disciplinary action for related student conduct violations, of drug or alcohol use. Unless the District finds the violations egregious, including, but not limited to, an action that places the health of safety of any other person at risk or involves plagiarism, cheating, or academic dishonesty, affected parties will not be subject to disciplinary action.
SRJC District Police: 707-527-1000
To report on campus/near campus, sexual assault, domestic or dating violence, or stalking, or threats of any of these.
Local Law Enforcement (police, sheriff)
To report off campus sexual assault, domestic or dating violence, or stalking, or threats of any of these, contact the law enforcement for the location of the incident.
Both Local Law Enforcement and SRJC District Police will:
- Help you to obtain medical assistance
- Help you obtain Emergency Protective Orders if appropriate
- Conduct a criminal investigation if appropriate and requested
- In the event of an arrest, help you obtain court order to protect you
- Connect you with community support services
Filing a Complaint with the SRJC Title IX Office:
The District has the responsibility to investigate and respond promptly and effectively to sex-based discrimination complaints, including sexual harassment and sexual violence. If the District knows, or reasonably should know, about sex discrimination, it must take action to eliminate the sex discrimination, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects. To report sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic or dating violence, stalking, or threat of any of these committed by a student, staff, faculty, or other member of the campus community, with or without filing a police report and whether on or off campus, contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinators. You can also submit an online reporting form: Title IX: Sexual Misconduct Reporting Form.
Retaliation is prohibited against any person who assists someone with a report of sexual misconduct, or participates in any manner in an investigation or resolution of the sexual misconduct report. Retaliation includes threats, intimidation, reprisals, and/or adverse actions related to employment or education.
District Title IX Coordinator:
Stephanie Jarrett 707-527-4822
Title IX Deputy Coordinators:
Kimberly Starke 707-527-4276
email@example.com (Santa Rosa)
Matthew Long 707-778-3930
CAMPUS CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES
Student Health Services including Student Psychological Services
Santa Rosa Campus
Race Building, Room 4017
Monday –Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM and Fri. 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Student Health Services
Richard Call Building, Room 610
Monday – Wednesday. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
COMMUNITY CONFIDENTIAL RESOURCES
Family Justice Center
2755 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Verity Crisis Center
24 hour rape crisis line
YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline
24 hour hotline
FILING COMPLAINTS WITH EXTERNAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Individuals may also file a complaint with external governmental agencies. Complainants are not required to use the District complaint process. Complaints may also be filed with:
United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR)
San Francisco Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, 50 United Nations Plaza, Mail Box 1200, Room 1545, San Francisco, CA 94102
FAX: 415-486-5570; TDD: 800-877-8339
OCR Complaint Forms
Know Your Rights: Title IX Prohibits Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Where You Go to School
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
(Discrimination complaints related to employment)
555 West Beech Street, Suite 504, San Diego, CA 92101
ASL Video Phone: 844-234-5122
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)
(Includes discrimination complaints related to employment, housing, business establishments, and hate violence)
320 West 4th Street, 10th Floor, Los Angeles CA, 90013
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR TITLE IX COMPLAINTS
Complaints filed through the District's complaint procedures alleging discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) pursuant to Title IX must be filed within the timelines specified in The District's Unlawful Discrimination and Sexual Harassment process (2.7P), which states:
- In any complaint not involving employment, the complaint must be filed within one year of the date of
the alleged unlawful discrimination or within one year of the date on which the complainant knew or
should have known of the facts underlying the allegation of unlawful discrimination.
- In any complaint alleging discrimination in employment, the complaint shall be filed within 180 days of
the date the alleged unlawful discrimination occurred, except that this period may be extended by no
more than 90 days following the expiration of the 180 days if the complainant first obtained knowledge
of the facts of the alleged violation after the expiration of the 180 days.
External Governmental Agencies such as EEOC, DFEH, OCR, and state and federal courts have their own statute of limitations. If you wish to file an external complaint, be sure to check with the governmental agency for their statute of limitations.