Sexual Misconduct Policies, Prevention and Resources
SMU is committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct and to fostering a healthy learning environment based on respect and responsible behavior. Sexual misconduct includes sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and sexual exploitation. Sexual misconduct will not be tolerated in our University community.
If you have experienced any form of sexual misconduct, please know that you are not alone. SMU and community resources can help, including 24-hour emergency response, medical care and confidential counseling. You can choose the resources you are most comfortable contacting.
Additional SMU resources
SMU Title IX Coordinator (for internal grievance information and reporting)
Violence Prevention & Support Services
Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center (DARCC)
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program