Complaint Resolution Process
Northwestern University promptly and thoroughly investigates and resolves complaints alleging sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence.
Complaints of Sexual Harassment or Sexual Violence
Learn more about the Sexual Misconduct Complaint Resolution Process for complaints of sexual harassment and sexual violence. To view a visual representation of the process, see the Sexual Misconduct Complaint Resolution Process flow chart.
- For additional information for witnesses involved in Sexual Harassment Prevention Office investigations, please see Information for Witnesses in Sexual Harassment Prevention Office Investigations.
- Visit the Student Conduct website for a list of panel members, investigators, and hearing officers involved in cases against students.
- For additional information about resources and about filing a complaint, see the Resource Guide on Sexual Misconduct and Title IX.
- View the Resource Guide for Respondents in Sexual Misconduct Matters for information if you are accused of sexual misconduct.
Complaints of Sex Discrimination
Learn more about the complaint resolution process for all complaints of sex discrimination, except those brought against students, on the Discrimination & Harassment Complaints page of the Human Resources website.