The University of Alabama is committed to providing an environment for employees, students and campus visitors that is free from harassment based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex (which includes sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), age, disability or veteran status. The University will not tolerate and will take action against individuals who retaliate against individuals who, in good faith, report violations of this policy or participate in investigations related to such policy violations.

Any student, faculty or staff member, applicant or campus visitor who has concerns about discrimination, harassment, sexual assault or sexual violence or retaliation is encouraged to seek the assistance of the appropriate University official designated below. For more information, refer to the University’s harassment policy at and its Title IX website at, which, among other things, includes the University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy (

If the situation is an emergency or you or someone you know needs immediate assistance, please contact The University of Alabama Police Department at 205-348-5454. Behavior of this type may constitute a crime. Individuals are encouraged to contact the University Police at 205-348-5454 to discuss criminal charges that may apply and the appropriateness of a criminal investigation.