Grace Karmiol, Esq.
Director and Title IX Coordinator
Tamara M. Saunders
Special Assistant to the Director and Title IX Coordinator
Natacha Thys, J.D.
Elizabeth Samples, J.D.
Demetrius J. Peterson
Jamie D. Brennan
Nikki A. Finnestead
Prompt reporting is encouraged. Persons may report allegations of sexual misconduct at any time, and are encouraged to report promptly in order to maximize the University’s ability to obtain evidence, identify potential witnesses and conduct a thorough, prompt, and impartial investigation.
UMD Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct (OCRSM)
UMD Resident Student Life – Office of Rights & Responsibilities
Reporting Obligations of Responsible University Employees
Federal law and UMD Policy requires that the Title IX Officer receive notice of all reports of sexual misconduct. This means that all disclosures of different types of sexual misconduct shared with a "Responsible University Employee," must be reported to the Title IX Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
A responsible employee includes all University administrators, supervisors, faculty members, law enforcement, coaches, trainers, and resident assistants. It also includes individuals who are perceived as having the authority or duty to take action or to report sexual misconduct to the University. A Responsible University Employee who receives a report of sexual misconduct must promptly notify the Title IX Officer of the report.
The Title IX Officer will work collaboratively with the reporting entity, and operates with discretion to maintain the privacy of all persons involved.
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Raise Your Voice
The Raise Your Voice website provides one easy-to-navigate source of information about University resources, services, policies, and other necessary information regarding sexual assault prevention and sexual misconduct. You'll also find links to pertinent resources from other relevant University offices.
CARE to Stop Violence
Your well-being and healing is our priority. CARE keeps information private and confidential. You can tell us as much or as little as you want to; you can even be anonymous.
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CARE 24 hour Resource Line/Text: 301-741-3442
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