confidential options for reporting sexual misconduct This information covers all Stockton facilities and programs, both domestic and abroad, including current locations in Galloway, Atlantic City, Woodbine, Manahawkin, and Hammonton.
Sexual misconduct is a term used to capture sexual harassment, gender-based harassment and sexual violence. See Title IX Resource Guide and Student Policy Prohibiting Discrimination in the Academic/Educational Environment for complete definitions of sexual misconduct.
On-Campus CONFIDENTIAL SAFE PLACES
to REPORT sexual MISCONDUCT Some employees are required to maintain near complete confidentiality; talking to them is sometimes called a “privileged communication.” Counseling Services employees located in the Wellness Center, licensed physicians and nurses in the Wellness Center, the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Center, and Osprey Advocates who are certified victim advocates have the ability to maintain a complainant’s confidentiality. The assistance provided by these places are described below.
The Wellness Center Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Center (WGSC)
J-204 | 609-626-3611
The WGSC provides advocacy and outreach to students, which includes addressing issues of sexual assault, sexual violence, and gender and sexual identities. Recruits and supervises the Osprey Advocates who are specially trained volunteers who provide support to individuals of sexual assault and other forms of sexual violence through forensic examination process, medical systems, administrative and/or police investigations, campus hearing board and legal proceedings.
The WGSC also refers complainant to The Atlantic County Women’s Center and Campus Police, helps the complainant identify options for obtaining help including medical care and the SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) and how to contact them. Identifies advocate of the complainant’s choosing to assist complainant throughout the process. Provides information about evidence collection and review reporting options. Identify follow up counseling. Provides assistance in locating temporary housing. Submits an anonymous Sexual Misconduct Report to the Office of the Dean of Students. Counselors also identify a certified rape advocate of the complainant’s choosing to assist the complainant throughout the process.
J-204 | 609-652-4722
Licensed Counselor or Certified Rape Advocate
Counselors guarantee confidential communications, review safety planning and reporting options, provide information about evidence collection and medical assistance, provide psycho-educational information about trauma, and arrange transportation to take the complainant to a safe place, identify follow up counseling, provide assistance in locating temporary housing, and submit an anonymous Sexual Misconduct Report to the Office of the Dean of Students.
WQ 108 |609-652-4701
Licensed Physicians and Nurses
Through a partnership with AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Health Services is staffed by one physician, two nurse practitioners, two registered nurses, and a nutritionist. Health Services is an acute care clinic open to currently enrolled students with no fees or insurance required for the services rendered.
Local Resources** AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division (Atlantic City) | 609-344-4081
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Division (Galloway) | 609-652-1000
Atlantic County Women’s Center/SART Team | 800-286-4184
Catholic Campus Ministry Center | 609-804-0200
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) | 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Women’s Center | 24 Hour Crisis Hotline 609-646-6767
**Local resources may have their own confidentiality standards.
Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights
New Jersey Campus Sexual Assault Victim’s Bill of Rights (NJSA 18A:61 E-1 et. seq.). The State of New Jersey recognizes that the impact of violence on its victims and the surrounding community can be severe and long lasting. Thus, it has established this Bill of Rights to articulate requirements for policies, procedures and services designed to insure that the needs of victims are met and that the colleges and universities in New Jersey create and maintain communities that support human dignity.