Concerns may include: Systematic and/or continued unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group including threats and demands, feeling uncomfortable with the way someone is treating you, experiencing harassment.
NU Title IX
Title IX (1972) is a federal (national) law that serves as a powerful tool for combating campus violence. The law requires colleges receiving federal funding to combat gender-based violence and harassment and respond to survivors’ needs in order to ensure that all students have equal access to education.
Find out more information about the Title IX officeclick here as well as you can read more on the FAQ document.
The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) serves the National University community by advocating for accepted norms of fairness, decency and ethical behavior, adherence to the letter and spirit of National University policies, and prevention of delay, complication, and unresponsiveness in the application of University rules and processes.
If you would like to make a report to the office click here to locate the report form.
The Ombudsman Office is an informal, impartial, independent, neutral and confidential place for community members to address concerns. This office works to provide informal assistance to resolve differences and help build mutual understanding. The University is committed to providing its community with an outlet for informally raising and addressing concerns in a confidential, independent, safe, supportive, respectful and neutral environment.
The purpose of the Ombudsman Office is to ensure that everyone at National University is heard and given the proper respect and support in handling grievances.
Faculty, students, and staff are welcome and encouraged to contact the university Ombudsman for unbiased assistance and guidance in resolving any complaints or concerns.
Examples of common issues that can be discussed with the University Ombudsman Office
Miscommunication between supervisors, coworkers, employees, and/or students
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, which provides 24/7, free and confidential support by connecting callers with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
You can call 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) to talk with someone or you can chat online here.
There is also a group chat for survivors of sexual assault in the military to connect and support one another in a moderated and secure online environment. It is called Safe HelpRoom, click here to learn more and join the conversation.