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Reporting Options & Resources
There are two types of Title IX reporting options at MassArt, non-confidential reports and confidential reports.
MassArt offers a variety of resources to community members who have experienced or been affected by sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or retaliation. While the following resources are not bound by confidentiality, they will seek to keep information as private as possible.
- Executive Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator, Public Safety, Human Resources, Housing/Residence Life, Student Development
- Reporting Form - You may submit a report electronically via the online Reporting Form.
- Call/Visit/Email the EO/Title IX Office - The Title IX Office may be reached at 617.879.7054 or email@example.com. The Title IX Office is located in Tower 404.
- Call Human Resources - The Human Resources Department may be reached at 617.879.7920.
- Notify a Mandated Reporter - Any MassArt employee who has knowledge of or receives a report of Title IX sexual harassment, discrimination, discriminatory harassment, or retaliation, from a student or other member of the MassArt community, is required to share the information to the Executive Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator.
- Contact Public Safety - MassArt Public Safety is available 24/7 at 617.879.7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Call 911 - If you are off-campus, or need immediate assistance, please dial 911 to be connected with local law enforcement
If you are not ready to report, please know that there are confidential resources available. Persons who have experienced sexual harassment under the policy may share information confidentially with designated employees (“Confidential Employees”) who cannot reveal identifying information to any third party unless one or more of the following conditions is present:
- the individual has provided written consent to disclose information;
- there is a concern about imminent harm to self or others;
- the information concerns the neglect or abuse of someone who is a minor, elderly, or disabled; or
- an employee has been charged with providing non-identifiable information for purposes of the Clery Act.
To make a Confidential Report of an incident of sexual misconduct, the following options are available. Please note that a CONFIDENTIAL REPORT will NOT be shared with the Title IX Coordinator, unless and until you are ready.
- Speak with the Counseling and Wellness Center - Representatives of MassArt's Counseling and Wellness Center, located in Kennedy 222, may be reached at 617.879.7760 or email@example.com.
- Contact the Employee Assistance Program - The EAP is a benefit offered to faculty and staff of MassArt. The EAP offers confidential assistance and may be reached at 800.451.1834.
- Contact a Medical Professional or Member of the Clergy - Licensed healthcare professionals, acting in their licensed capacities, and pastoral counselors can offer confidential assistance.
In addition to the College's procedures, if you believe you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, discriminatory harassment, or retaliation, you may contact or file a complaint with the appropriate governmental agencies listed below:
Office of Civil Rights - The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforces Title IX. OCR's Boston office may be reached at 617-289-0111 or OCR.Boston@ed.gov
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - The U.S. EEOC administers and enforces civil rights laws against workplace discrimination. The Boston office may be reached at 800.669.4000
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. MCAD is the Commonwealth’s chief civil rights agency charged with the authority to investigate, prosecute, adjudicate and resolve cases of discrimination. Please call 617.994.6000 for assistance
If you have any questions about your reporting options, please do not hesitate to contact the EO/Title IX Office at 617.879.7054 or firstname.lastname@example.org.