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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 Erin Ascher, Interim Title IX Coordinator at (513) 556-6381.

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:
https://secure.ethicspoint.com/domain/media/en/gui/22314/index.html

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 lilian.santa-maria@uc.edu
Discussions with the Ombuds are confidential as well.
Office of Equal Opportunity – 513-556-5508 or oeohelp@uc.edu

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

A: Right to Know Policy – www.uc.edu/righttoknow

Office of Equal Opportunity – www.uc.edu/af/equalopportunity

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.