The Sexual Misconduct Incident Report Form can be filled out by a student,
staff, faculty, community member, parent, or anyone with information to report
about an act of sexual misconduct involving a WCU employee or student. Sexual
misconduct includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual exploitation,
This form can be used to file a formal, informal, or anonymous report.
Those who have been identified as Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) should
complete both the CSA form and the Sexual Misconduct Report Form. CSAs should
start by completing a Clery Act Report found here:
www.wcupa.edu/csa. You will then be
prompted to complete a Sexual Misconduct Report Form in another window, once the CSA form
is complete. Please make sure you complete both forms as a CSA. If you have any
questions about Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) or the Clery Act Report,
please contact Mike Bicking, Chief of the Office of Public Safety at 610-436-3478.
The information that you include in the following report will be shared with
the following offices. If you would prefer to speak with someone in person or
by phone, you may contact the office directly at the telephone numbers or
addresses below. If you indicate on the form that you want to be contacted
by one or more of these offices on the form, a representative from that
office(s) will contact you at the telephone number or email address that
- To file a police Report: Those who want to press criminal charges
against a perpetrator(s) should contact the Department of Public Safety
(610-436-3311), dial 911, or contact the police in the area where the
assault took place. Filing a report with the police is necessary when
a victim would like to pursue a criminal investigation by the police
- To file a WCU Judicial Report: Sexual misconduct is a violation of
the Student Code of Conduct, and therefore a victim may make a judicial
complaint against a WCU student(s). A judicial investigation and hearing
is separate from a criminal investigation by the police and courts.
Contact Lynn Klingensmith, 610-436-3511,
Office of Judicial Affairs and Student Assistance, Sykes Student Union, Room 238.
- To file a complaint for Title IX violation: Sexual harassment, which
includes acts of sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination
prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. A victim of
any form of sex discrimination, sexual violence, or gender-based harassment
may file a complaint with the WCU Title IX coordinator: Barbara Schneller,
Office of Social Equity, 13/15 University Avenue.
If you have questions about your reporting options, go to
or contact Barbara Schneller, 610-436-2513,
firstname.lastname@example.org, Office of
Social Equity, 13-15 University Avenue.
West Chester University prohibits retaliation against any person for using
this reporting procedure and/or filing a complaint with Public Safety,
Judicial Affairs, and/or the Office of Social Equity. Any retaliatory behavior
should be reported immediately to any office listed above.
- Fill out as much information on the form as you can. Leave blank any information that is unknown.
- Submit this form electronically at
Or, paper copies of the form can be submitted via campus or postal mail to: Barbara Schneller,
Title IX Coordinator, Office of Social Equity, 13/15 University Avenue, West Chester University,
West Chester, PA 19383.