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Victim's Bill of Rights

Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex. Sexual harassment of students, which includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by this federal law. When incidents of sexual harassment or sexual violence, including domestic violence, stalking, and dating violence, occur and are reported to campus security authorities, Pacific takes immediate and effective steps to end sexual harassment and sexual violence.  Retaliation against individuals reporting sexual harassment and/or sexual violence will not be tolerated and will be addressed through the appropriate university process (Public Safety, Student Conduct, Human Resources).  Questions about University of the Pacific's Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Policy should be directed to Elizabeth Trayner, Title IX Coordinator, - 209.946.7770 or 1.888.383.2765 (toll-free). 

The Campus Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights requires that all colleges and universities (both public and private) participating in federal student aid programs afford sexual assault victims certain basic rights. Complaints about failure to comply with this law should be made to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Survivors shall be notified of their options to notify law enforcement.

  • Stockton Police Department: 209.937.8377 
  • Sacramento Police Department: 916.264.5471 
  • San Francisco Police Department: 415.553.8090
  • Student Victim Advocate can assist with reporting to the police 209.403.0250

Accuser and accused must have the same opportunity to have others present.

Both parties shall be informed of the outcome of any disciplinary proceedings.

Survivors shall be notified of counseling services.

  • Pacific Counseling and Psychological Services 209-946-2315 x2
  • Other Support Services:

San Joaquin Women's Center: Youth and Family Services
(209) 929-6700
Sexual Assault Hotline (209) 465-4997
729 North California Street Stockton, CA 95202

Support Hotline (916) 920-2952 or (866) 920-2952 Toll-Free

San Francisco
San Francisco Women Against Rape
Crisis Hotline (415) 647-7273

Survivors shall be notified of options for changing academic and living situations.

Reassignment of Residential Living Community, Classes, and/or Work Assignments:  When a person alleging a sexual assault or sexual harassment and the accused attend the same class(s), work together, or reside in the same campus residence (or in close proximity to one another), the student may make a request through the Student Victim Advocate (SVA)209.403.025, Title IX Coordinator 209.946.2365, or Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (Student Conduct) 209.946.2177 for consideration of immediate accommodations. A safe room is available on a temporary basis through the Student Victim Advocate.

Additional information on resources, policies, and procedures related to sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking is available. Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Policy