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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I report discrimination or harassment?

There are various ways to report discrimination or harassment. If you believe you have been (or may become) a victim of discrimination or harassment, please contact the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX as quickly as possible, or you may also report the incident online.

Luciana Milano, J.D.
Director and Title IX Coordinator
Office of Civil Rights and Title IX
Braniff Graduate Building, 132
Email: lmilano@udallas.edu
Direct: (972) 721-5056
Facsimile: (972) 265-5712

You may also report any complaint, including an anonymous complaint, using the online reporting form posted at udallas.edu/complaint or by calling toll-free to the University’s Compliance Reporting Hotline at (888) 317-8072.

How do I report a sexual assault or other sexual misconduct?

There are various ways to report a sexual assault or sexual misconduct. If you believe you have been (or may become) a victim of sexual assault or sexual misconduct, please contact the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX as quickly as possible, or you may also report the incident online.

Luciana Milano, J.D.
Director and Title IX Coordinator
Office of Civil Rights and Title IX
Braniff Graduate Building, 132
Email: lmilano@udallas.edu
Direct: (972) 721-5056
Facsimile: (972) 265-5712

You may also report any complaint, including an anonymous complaint, using the online reporting form posted at udallas.edu/complaint or by calling toll-free to the University’s Compliance Reporting Hotline at (888) 317-8072.

Can I be retaliated against if I report a sexual assault or some other violation of the University Civil Rights Policy?

The University strongly prohibits retaliation against anyone who reports sexual assault or any other violation of the University Civil Rights Policy and takes swift action to respond to reports of retaliation. If you believe you have been (or may become) a victim of retaliation, please contact the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX as quickly as possible, or you may also report the incident online.

Luciana Milano, J.D.
Director and Title IX Coordinator
Office of Civil Rights and Title IX
Braniff Graduate Building, 132
Email: lmilano@udallas.edu
Direct: (972) 721-5056
Facsimile: (972) 265-5712

You may also report any complaint, including an anonymous complaint, using the online reporting form posted at udallas.edu/complaint or by calling toll-free to the University’s Compliance Reporting Hotline at (888) 317-8072.

Is there anyone I can talk with confidentially about a possible sexual assault?

Yes, the University has designed some employees as "confidential reporters," which means that a student can speak with them about a possible sexual assault and they are generally not required to share that information with anyone else.

Where can I find the University's SB 212 Report?

The University is required to report, on an annual basis, certain types of information regarding reports of sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The University's report can be found here.

Where is the University of Dallas Office of Civil Rights and Title IX?

The University of Dallas Office of Civil Rights and Title IX is located in the Braniff Graduate Building, room 132.

Is it possible to view the training materials that are used to train University officials who are involved in the civil rights disciplinary process?

Yes, it is possible to view the training materials that are used to train University officials who are involved in the civil rights disciplinary process. You can find those training materials on our training materials web page.

Are there outside resources available where I can learn more about my civil rights?

Yes, there are a variety of outside sources where you can learn more about your civil rights. Some such resources are available on the continuing education resources web page.

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