Updated August 4, 2022

The following employees are able to institute corrective measures on behalf of the University and will have actual knowledge under Title IX when a formal complaint is  received:  

Director of Compliance/Title IX Coordinator

Lou Mejia
Leahy Hall, Suite 250
Tel. 202-319-6104

The Dean of Students
Jonathan Sawyer
Pryzbyla Center, Suite 353
Tel. 202-319-5619

The following individuals must report any incident of sexual misconduct that they know or hear  about to the Title IX Coordinator or Dean of Students:

  1. Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  2. Individuals who provide security on campus, including but not limited to:
    1. All staff in the Department of Public Safety
    2. Hall security assistants in the residence halls and others who are hired to monitor residential or building access
    3. Campus safety escorts
  3. All supervisors of employees including student workers
  4. All full-time faculty
  5. Officials with significant responsibility for student and campus activities and advising, including but not limited to:
    1. All professional staff working with student organizations, clubs or other extracurricular or campus activities (for example, advisors or program coordinators)
    2. All faculty or staff advisors to undergraduate or graduate student organizations or teams
    3. Faculty who serve as the advisor to all undergraduate or graduate students in a particular department
    4. Faculty in residence
    5. Staff whose primary responsibility is advising students
    6. All faculty and staff members who accompany students on University-related trips, both within the U.S. and abroad (only for the duration of the trip)
    7. All on-site Program Directors abroad
  6. The Director of Athletics and Associate and Assistant Directors of Athletics
  7. All athletic coaches, assistant coaches, and athletic trainers
  8. All professional staff in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, including but not limited to:
    1. The Office of Campus Activities
    2. The Center for Cultural Engagement
    3. The Office of the Dean of Students
    4. The Office of Disability Support Services
    5. Fitness, Recreation Sports, and Wellness
    6. The Office of Housing Services
    7. International Student and Scholar Services
    8. The Office of Military and Veteran Services
  9. Lay Pastoral Staff, Religious Sisters, and Student Ministers within the Office of Campus Ministry
  10. All Resident Advisors (RA’s) and professional staff within the Office of Residence Life
  11. All Deans of whatever rank
  12. Faculty department chairs and academic program managers
  13. All professional staff in the Center for Academic and Career Success
  14. Students serving as Summer Assistants in the Division of Student Affairs
  15. The First Year Experience Director
  16. The University President and the President’s Cabinet

Confidential Assistance

If an individual desires to seek confidential assistance without a report to the University, that  individual may speak with certain persons in legally-protected roles. Information disclosed  about the alleged offenses to persons in legally-protected roles acting in their professional  capacities may not be revealed to any other person without the express permission of the  disclosing individual, unless there is an immediate threat to health or safety, the conduct  involves the abuse of a minor or there is another basis for disclosure permitted or required by  law. Legally-protected roles where confidential assistance may be sought include:

  1. Professional mental health counselors (including but not limited to those in the  University Counseling Center)
  2. Physicians and others licensed to practice medicine in the District of Columbia  who are acting in their health care role per D.C. Code §14.307 (including but not  limited to those in University Student Health Services)
  3. Clergy when the communication is made in their professional capacity of giving  religious or spiritual advice, and
  4. Appropriately licensed rape crisis/sexual assault counselors
Note: If the employees listed in the categories above are made aware of crimes or offenses outside of their professional capacities, those employees may be considered mandatory reporters of sexual offenses.