Notre Dame de Namur University is committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for all students. Through the sexual assault protocol, the University seeks to provide a consistent, caring and timely response when sexual assaults occur. The University has created a Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN) where students may report a sexual assault anonymously and receive support services confidentially. You are encouraged to contact any of the following departments to report the incident and seek assistance: Center for Student Leadership, Counseling Services, Housing & Residence Life, Public Safety, Health & Wellness, Student Conduct Coordinator or Dean of Students. Staff in each of these departments have been trained using a protocol checklist to ensure that student receive correct and consistent information and assistance. The SARN is coordinated by the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), this role is held by the Director for Health & Wellness.
Click here for a brochure about the University's Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN).
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