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SAFE at SIU is a resource for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and visitors of SIU. This website contains information about campus resources, crime reporting, crime prevention and campus safety. Additional information is available on the university reporting structure for incidents related to sexual violence, domestic and dating violence, stalking and sexual harassment.

For Survivors:

File an SIU Campus Incident or Crime Report

  • Who? Anyone may file a report, but some faculty and staff are required to do so.
  • What? Clery Act violations, and incidents of sexual assault (rape), domestic and dating violence and stalking to the University.
  • To whom? Reports go to the Clery compliance coordinator, the Office of Equity and Compliance, and the SIU confidential advisor.
  • Police? No. To submit a police report by calling the Department of Public Safety at 618-453-3771 or visiting the department located at Trueblood Hall, 1175 S. Washington St, Carbondale, IL.
  • Amnesty? Yes. Students reporting such incidents are covered by the University's amnesty policy.

File an SIU Campus Incident or Crime Report.

What is Title IX?

Title IX states that:  "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."  For more information, visit Title IX and Sex Discrimination. Any person (student, faculty or staff) who believes that discriminatory practices have been engaged in based upon gender may discuss their concerns and file complaints of possible violations of Title IX with SIU's Title IX Cooridnator.

Title IX Coordinator
Nicholas Wortman
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
478 Woody Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 
Carbondale , IL 62901
(618) 453-4807

Tips for Employees

Tips for Parents

As a parent, it can be difficult to know that your loved one has experienced violence. It is important to remember that your student has had their power and control taken away from them. You can help them regain it by listening to them, providing them with options, and respecting their decisions. Remember to take care of yourself: