Reporting Sexual Violence

Online Anonymous
Report Form
 
This form is intended for the anonymous and confidential reporting of rape and sexual assault—it is NOT a police report. To file a police report, contact UMass Dartmouth's Department of Public Safety at 508.999.9191.

There are many people at UMass Dartmouth and in the community who are committed to helping you. 
The Victim Advocate provides free information, advocacy and support to any student who may be victims of sexual violence. This person is there to help you through any kind of criminal or student conduct proceeding, as well as assistance with reporting. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Victim Advocate maintains confidentiality. Your name and personal information will be kept confidential unless written permission is received to release the information to a third party or unless one of the following exceptions is met:

  • Knowledge of suicidal or homicidal thoughts
  • Threat to the safety of the student/community

If you decide to report an incident of sexual assault or violence, the following on-campus and off-campus resources are available to you. 

Amnesty protocol

If the person who has been victimized and who is or was under the influence of alcohol or drugs or in violation of any other Code of Conduct violation at either the time of the incident or at the time s/he makes the report, s/he will not be charged with an alcohol or drug violation (unless involving distribution) either through the criminal or University Student Conduct Process.

File a report

For support filing police reports and complaints on campus, contact the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality at 508.910.6567.

For support filing police reports and complaints off campus, The Women's Center Inc. (for the SouthCoast) is available at 508.996.3343.

On Campus

University Police
Emergency line: 508.999.9191

Student Affairs
Title IX Deputy Coordinator
508.910.6402

Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Title IX Deputy Coordinator
508.999.9293

Off Campus

Dartmouth Police
508.910.1700

Fall River Police
508.676.8511

New Bedford Police
508.991.6340

Westport Police
508.636.1122

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