Sex-Based Offenses

Sexual Assault: Any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly or against the person’s will when the victim is incapable of giving consent.

Domestic Violence: Felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed either by a current or former spouse of the victim, a person with whom the victim shares a child in common, a person who is cohabitating with or has cohabitated with the victim as a spouse, a person similarly situated to a spouse of the victim under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction receiving grant monies, or by any other person against an adult or youth victim who is protected from that person’s acts under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction.

Dating Violence: Violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim; the existence of the relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors: length of the relationship, type of relationship, and frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.

Stalking: A course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety or the safety of others or suffer substantial emotional distress.

Reporting Sex-Based Offenses

  • Miami University Police, 513-529-2222
  • Hamilton Police Department, 513-868-5811
  • Middletown Police Department, 513-425-7766
  • OEEO, 513-529-7157

Title IX Coordinators

  • Kenya Ash, Title IX Coordinator: ashk@MiamiOH.edu, 513-529-7157
  • Jennie Gilbert, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Student Activities: gilberj2@MiamiOH.edu, 513-529-7285
  • Sexual and interpersonal violence response coordinator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Students: sarc@MiamiOH.edu, 513-529-1870

Related Student Organizations

Miami Resources

Message for survivors: 

  1. I believe you. 
  2. It's not your fault. 
  3. Resources are available.