Statement on sexual violence

The University of Ottawa is committed to maintaining a campus that promotes respect for the dignity of every individual, and a community that is free from sexual violence. Sexual violence will not be tolerated. The University has policies, practices and services in place to help safeguard the well-being of all members of its community.

Incidents of sexual violence should be reported to uOttawa Human Rights Office or to Protection Services.

Students or employees who wish to lodge a sexual violence complaint should be directed to the Human Rights Office, which provides neutral and confidential services. It may refer individuals to campus-based or off-campus services where appropriate.

For more information, please visit the University of Ottawa’s sexual violence support and prevention page.

Victims of harassment and discrimination

At any time, you can contact the Harassment and Discrimination Officer at the Human Rights Office to discuss your concerns and get information, support and advice.

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Victims of aggression and sexual assault

You can reach Protection Services us by dialling 613-562-5499 or in case of emergency by calling 613-562-5411 or you can contact the Police by calling 911.

For 24 hour crisis response please use the following crisis response lines:

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