IX. Pertinent Federal Legistlation
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act includes protections which are intended to help the survivor of sexual assault by requiring colleges to report accurate statistics regarding sexual assaults and rapes.
Additionally, if the assault or rape is reported, the survivor can choose to pursue disciplinary action on campus without needing to file charges with the police. The campus disciplinary procedures, outlined below, are designed to support the survivor by expediting a hearing and appropriate sanctions.