Students who believe that they have been subject to sexual misconduct may choose (a) to report the incident to the University so that action can be taken by the University, including under the University's disciplinary procedures; (b) to report the incident to the police; and/or (c) to not report the incident. Reports may be made regardless of when the incidents occurred.
Students who are unsure about whether they want to report may contact a confidential counselor. Going to a confidential counselor does not foreclose the opportunity to make a report to the University or file a formal complaint at a later time. Confidential counselors can also help students understand what reporting options are available and assist with the process if they choose to file a formal complaint.
When reports are made to the Title IX Coordinator or the Deputy Title IX Coordinator, the University has the obligation to review all reports and respond appropriately.
Any Law Center Student who wishes to report sexual misconduct may pursue several different options.
Title IX Coordinator
Law Center Students who wish to report sexual misconduct may notify the University's Title IX Coordinator or the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the Law Center, Mitchell Bailin:
Mitchell Bailin, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the Law Center
Dean of Students
600 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 662-4066
The Coordinator will work with students who experience sexual misconduct to coordinate protective measures and other timely services, provide information about available resources, and explain the University policies on sexual misconduct and the University's complaint process.
The Georgetown Law Department of Public Safety
Click here for more information on how to file a report with the Georgetown Law Department of Public Safety.
All individuals who have experienced sexual misconduct may file an incident report with the Georgetown Law Department of Public Safety, which will investigate the incident and report its findings to the appropriate University office.
Confidential counselors and the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the Law Center are both available to assist students who choose to file an incident report with DPS.
Law Center Ethics Counsel
Law students, staff, and faculty may report the incident directly to the Law Center Ethics Counsel. Complaints regarding student conduct may be made by any member of the Law Center community. The Ethics Counsel will decide whether the allegations should be processed as potential administrative or disciplinary charges. For more information on how to file a complaint with the Law Center Ethics Counsel, please refer to the Georgetown Law Student Handbook of Academic Policies.