Office for Equity & Inclusion
To foster an environment at Niagara University where teaching and learning occur in a respectful, welcoming community.
To ensure that issues of harassment, discrimination and sexual misconduct are addressed in a timely and effective manner that does not tolerate retaliation.
To assist the University in its commitment to foster and sustain a working and learning environment where each member of the community can succeed.
How to Report
Reporting violations, allegations or concerns involving discrimination, sexual misconduct, stalking or dating/domestic violence:
If you are a COMPLAINANT wishing to report an incident of sexual assault, stalking, domestic/dating violence, discrimination or sexual harassment please see the chart below to understand your reporting options, which include confidential resources, both on and off campus. You may contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator directly.
If you are an NU EMPLOYEE, please know that ALL employees are expected to immediately report ANY incident of alleged discrimination (racial, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, national origin, etc.), including sexual assaults, stalking and dating/domestic violence. It is recommended that employees report directly to the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator, but may also report to their supervisor.
NYS Sexual Harassment Complaint Form:
New York State Labor Law requires all employers to adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy that includes a complaint form for employees to report alleged incidents of sexual harassment. If you believe that you have been subjected to sexual harassment, you are encouraged to complete this form and submit it to the OEI.