On-Campus Resources

These offices can provide you with support and consultation.

Resources for Faculty & Staff

The Chronicle of Higher Education has created a Title IX Tracker, which features a database of all current (active and recently closed) cases of federal investigation into colleges for possible mishandling of sexual violence reports. This can be an informative tool for understanding the breadth of this issue on campuses across the nation.

Although sexual violence impacts everyone in society, there are specific populations that are overrepresented among survivors and victims of assault and harassment. This section includes examples and relevant statistics on these vulnerable populations.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) provides a comprehensive overview of how sexual violence impacts specific groups. Some examples of high risk groups:

  • Ages 18-34
  • Women
  • Transgender/Genderqueer
  • Indigenous People (2x higher than other racial groups)

Additionally, here are two examples of specific reports on populations with a higher risk of experiencing sexual violence:

Consent can be a challenging topic, yet it is critical to our understanding of sexual violence and how to prevent it. This section contains several educational tools to help students, staff, and faculty explore this topic.

If a student discloses that they have experienced sexual assault or harassment, it is important to have the knowledge and resources to appropriately support them. This section contains a number of resources regarding how to respond โ€“ and how not to respond โ€“ if a student discloses.

Online Resources to help:

Additional reading:

  • College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It by Richard Kadison and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
  • Helping College Students: Developing Essential Support Skills for Student Affairs Practice by Amy L. Reynolds

This sections contains basic information about Title IX, as well as a few articles on its impact and importance in education.

Overview of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 from the US Department of Justice

Title IX and Sex Discrimination from the US Department of Education

Why Title IX Matters, Regardless of Politics by Christia S. Brown, Ph.D.

The Importance of Title IX from the US Department of Education

How Title IX First Changed the World of Womenโ€™s Sports from

Title IX โ€“ Gender Equity in Education from ACLU

Off-Campus Resources

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center's (KCSARC) 

KCSARC's purpose is to alleviate, as much as possible, the trauma of sexual assault for victims and their families. Their mission is to give voice to victims, their families, and the community; create change in beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors about violence; and instill courage for people to speak out about sexual assault.

The Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County's 

Offers support toward healing through advocacy and therapy for those affected by sexual assault and abuse.

Snohomish County helpful resources 

Provides a comprehensive listing of victim services.

State and Federal Reporting Options

The Office for Civil Rights complaint process.

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs (WCSAP)

Need help locating resources, talking through sexual assault prevention or advocacy activities, figuring out the application of a particular law, or locating appropriate training for advocates?

The NW Network

The NW Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse works to end violence and abuse by building loving and equitable relationships in our community and across the country.

City of Kirkland, Police Department

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