Report the Incident
Please note that both options can be pursued simultaneously.
What to Expect if You Report to a Title IX Coordinator:
In Student Life: Kate Zanger – (563)588-6517
In Social Work: Mary Gitau – (563)588-6578
- Referrals to university and community support resources (counseling, medical, etc.)
- Information about the policy and processes
- Information for reporting to the police, if interested
- As needed, interim measures are implemented. These may include academic adjustments, room re-assignment, no contact orders, and counseling
- An investigation including interviews and collection of relevant information/evidence will occur. The University will take into consideration the desire of the person making a report whether or not to open an investigation.
- Responsibility and appropriate sanctions are determined. Sanctions may include: Warning, Probation, Suspension, or Expulsion. Additional educational sanctions and may be imposed as well.
- Both parties have the right to appeal.
What to Expect if You Report to Local Police
Call the police non-emergency number at (563)589-4410
- Initial interview is conducted
- Information about community resources are provided
- Investigation may include a forensic exam, witness statements, and evidence collection
- Case may advance to county attorney for prosecution. Prosecution includes preliminary hearing, court dates, and verdict