Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention

Helpline

Information and Resources

The University of Guam is committed to promoting a safe and supportive environment for each and every member of our community. 

If you are a victim or survivor of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, dating or domestic violence, gender-based harassment and bullying, or stalking and need help, start here. Our EEO staff is ready to provide you with confidential advice and assistance.

Even if you are unsure what to do, call the UOG Helpline at 671-735-HELP (4537), and you’ll be connected with somebody who will listen to you and help guide you as you figure out what you want to do next. We also stand ready to assist you with if you wish to file a complaint through UOG and/or our local law enforcement.

View Process Flow Chart that details anonymous and official reporting of complaints.

 

UOG Sexual Misconduct Policy 

This policy prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct, including but not limited to sexual harassment, sexual assault, sex offense, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and inappropriate amorous relationships. Further, this policy expressly prohibits retaliation against an individual because of their good faith participation in the reporting, investigation, or adjudication of violations of this policy. University students and employees who violate this policy will face discipline up to and including expulsion or termination. 

All members of the University Community must work together to prevent and eliminate sexual misconduct at the University of Guam. 

UOG Sexual Misconduct Policy (Updated March 17, 2016)

 

What is Sexual Harassment?

Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and is prohibited under Title IX.  Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature.  

Examples that may constitute sexual harassment are: 

  • Inappropriate touching, patting, or pinching
  • Physical assault or coerced sexual activity
  • Demands or subtle pressure for sexual favors
  • Obscene phone calls, texts, email, or gestures

Any person (student, faculty, staff, or guest) who believes that they have experienced or observed sexual harassment or misconduct should contact the Institutional Compliance Officer. 

The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, age (except for minors), disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), citizenship status, military service status, and/or any other status protected by law in any of its programs or activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University of Guam's Institutional Compliance Office or to the Department of Education, Western Region Office for Civil Rights.

Download the 2016 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

For more information contact:

David Okada, Acting Institutional Compliance Officer

Location: School of Business and Public Administration, Room 247
Tel: (671) 735-2902
Email: dsokada@triton.uog.edu