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Welcome to Northwestern University's Sexual Harassment Prevention Office. Northwestern is committed to providing a working, learning, and living environment free from harassment on the basis of sex or sexual orientation. All members of the Northwestern community - faculty, staff, students, and contracted vendors - share a collective responsibility for creating a harassment-free environment. To this end, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with Northwestern's policies against discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment and the myriad resources available on campus dedicated to the prevention, investigation, and resolution of claims of discrimination and harassment.

For more information or to make a complaint regarding sexual harassment, please contact:


University Sexual Harassment Prevention Office
Joan Slavin, Director and Title IX Coordinator
Rebecca Crown Center
Room 2-636 (East Tower)
633 Clark Street
Evanston, Illinois 60208-1117

Phone: (847) 491-3745
Fax: (847) 491-2506
Email: sexual-harassment@northwestern.edu

Theresa Bratanch, Program Assistant
Rebecca Crown Center
2-633 (East Tower)
633 Clark Street
Evanston, Illinois 60208-1117

Phone: (847) 467-5197
Email: theresa.bratanch@northwestern.edu

The Sexual Harassment Prevention Office is located in the East Tower of the Rebecca Crown Center, above the Registrar's Office. Consultations are also available on the Chicago campus by appointment, please call or e-mail for additional information.

For more information or to make a complaint regarding other forms of discrimination or harassment, please contact the University's Office of Equal Opportunity and Access.

For information on sexual violence, including sexual assault, rape, intimate partner violence, and stalking, please see Center for Awareness, Response & Education (CARE) (students only).