Students who wish to discuss a situation in complete confidence should notify only Counseling Services or off-campus confidential resources.Please be aware that all JWU employees, including professional staff, faculty, and certain student staff (such as resident assistants) have limited confidentiality and must report cases of sexual misconduct to Safety & Security. Gauging ConsentConsensual sexual activity happens when each partner willingly chooses to participate through words, attitudes or actions. Open communication about desires and expectations is critical to obtain and give consent. The full JWU Sexual Assault policy can be found in the Charlotte Campus Student Handbook.Red: Signs You Should Stop
Yellow: Signs you should pause and talk
Green: Keep communicating
Important Time Frames In the event of an assault, keep in mind the following time frames for emergency contraception, sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and evidence collection:
Request an advocate by calling United Family Services, Rape Crisis at 704-375-9900 for accompaniment during the report of a sexual assault. Campus and Local ContactsLocal Police Departments:
JWU Counseling Services (confidential): 980-598-1700 Safety & Security: 980-598-1900 (after hours, they’ll direct you to on-call counseling)Health Services: 980-598-1700Title IX Coordinator: 401-598-2716Gender Equity Center: 401-598-2248Residence Life: 980-598-1800Dean of Students: 980-598-1830Student Conduct: 980-598-1820Off-campus:
Medical AssistanceYou do not need to report an assault to police to receive medical services or evidence collection.