Reporting Allegations of Discrimination or Harassment

University of Cincinnati students, faculty and staff are encouraged to promptly report complaints of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or gender identity and expression or harassment of any kind, so that the university can investigate such allegations and respond accordingly.


Q: Where can I complain about discrimination or harassment?A:

A: For complaints contact Jyl Shaffer, Title IX Coordinator at (513) 556-3349 or  website Title IX Program

Address:  1297 Crosley Tower, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221

Note: If you contact the individuals discussed above, the university cannot guarantee your confidentiality. However, the university strictly prohibits and will not tolerate retaliation against individuals who report such allegations.

Q: Can I make an anonymous complaint?

A: Yes. Contact: Anonymous Reporting Hotline via phone at: 1 (800) 889-1547 OR via the web at:

Q: Who can I speak with to help me assess my options?

A: Contact:

The Office of the University Ombuds at: 513-556-5956 or

Office of Equal Opportunity – 513-556-5508 or

Q: Where can I learn more about the university’s practices and policies these matters?

A: Contact

Right to Know Policy –

Office of Equal Opportunity –

Title IX Resources -

Note: With limited exceptions, Ohio law requires any person learning of a felony must report the crime to the police. Thus, reporting a sexual assault  or a rape to a co-worker, professor, coach, resident advisor, administrator or other university employee might require that individual to report the allegation to the university’s Office of Public Safety.