Physical and/or Sexual Assault

If you have been assaulted by a stranger or someone you know, you should:

  • Call CSB Security at 320-363-5000 or SJU Life Safety at 320-363-2144 or 911 right away if you are in immediate danger.
  • Call a supportive person such as a family member, a residential life staff member or an advocate from a crisis line.
  • Get medical help. You may also have physical injuries that need attention as well as concerns about pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted diseases.
  • If you were sexually assaulted, do not shower or clean yourself in any way. Important physical evidence can be gathered up to 72 hours after an assault.
  • Consider contacting local law enforcement to report the incident.
  • Consider meeting with the Dean of Students, Security, or Life Safety to obtain information about the CSB/SJU Sexual Misconduct Policy and Complaint Procedures.
    • Sexual assault is a violation of the state criminal code and the CSB/SJU Sexual Misconduct policy. Violators could face disciplinary action under either or both judicial systems.
    • Sexual Assault is a severe form of sexual harassment and prohibited by Title IX.
  • Seek support and counseling. Resources are listed on the right of this page.