Guides for Responding to Sexual Misconduct

Guide for Students (PDF)

Guide for Faculty and Staff (PDF)

Confidential Resources

Campus Confidential Resource Offices

The following is a list of the University’s confidential resource offices. These confidential resources are not required to provide information disclosed to them about incidents of sexual misconduct to the Office of the AVP and Title IX Officer.

External Confidential Resource Offices

The following confidential resources are available to the public and are not affiliated with the University:

Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence (also known as “WOAR”)
WOAR 24-HOUR HOTLINE: (215) 985-3333
1617 John F Kennedy Blvd Suite #800, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Women Against Abuse (WAA) (24/7)
WAA 24-HOUR HOTLINE: 1 (866) 723-3014
Office phone: (215) 386-1280
100 South Broad Street, Suite 1341
Philadelphia, PA 19110
WAA is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence in the Philadelphia community including emergency shelter, transitional housing, legal services, behavioral healthcare, advocacy and education. WAA provides services to survivors of all genders.

Philadelphia Sexual Assault Response Center (PSARC)
Emergency phone: (for on-call sexual assault nurse examiner/SANE): (215) 425-1625
Non-emergency phone: (215) 800-1589
Fax: (215) 425-1419
300 E. Hunting Park Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
Phone: (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
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Additional Campus Resource Offices

The following offices can provide support and resources to members of the University community and are required to report disclosures of sexual misconduct to the Office of the AVP and Title IX Officer:

Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs

3451 Walnut Street
Franklin Building
4th Floor, Room 421
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205
Phone: (215) 898-6993
Fax: (215) 746-7088


Student Intervention Services (SIS)

Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL)
3611 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6222
Phone: (215) 898-6081

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The Center for Community Standards and Accountability

3440 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-5651

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Staff and Labor Relations

Division of Human Resources
600 Franklin Building
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205
Phone: (215) 898-6093
Fax: (215) 573-2216

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Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty

122 College Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 746-6671

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External Reports of Sexual Misconduct

Individuals can also report incidents of sexual misconduct outside the University to the following governmental offices:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

Philadelphia Office
U.S. Department of Education
The Wanamaker Building
100 Penn Square East, Suite 515
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323
Telephone: (215) 656-8541
Facsimile: (215) 656-8605

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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Philadelphia District Office
801 Market Street, Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19107-3127
1-800-669-4000 / (267) 589-9700 / or email
Fax: (215) 440-2606
TTY: 1-800-669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122

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Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC)

Philadelphia Regional Office
110 North 8th Street, Suite 501
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Voice: (215) 560-2496 / Text Telephone (TT/TTY): (215) 560-3599

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Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations (PCHR)

601 Walnut Street
Suite 300 South
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 686-4670
Fax: (215) 686-4684

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