Survivor/Victim of Sexual Assault:
Southern Oregon University is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy campus for all of its students.
If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
If you are, believe you may be, or know someone who is the victim of sexual assault, there are resources available to you. If you have been the recipient of unwanted touch, sexual solicitations, or sexual assault, there are systems in place to help you. Beginning with the SOU Confidential Advisor Angela Fleischer or the online reporting form will provide you with the most options available. If you are concerned for your immediate safety, please contact the police or Campus Public Safety by calling 911.
Campus Reporting Options and Resources
Anonymous Reporting Link:
Southern Oregon University 's Sexual Misconduct and Equal Opportunity Report Form
Campus Choice is Southern Oregon University’s system of addressing sexual assault.
Through Campus Choice, you can access Confidential Advisors who are able to explain all of your options as well as guide and accompany you through any process in which you choose to take part.
Confidential Advising Reporting: (Link: SOU Title IX Confidential Advisor)
Medical and counseling staff at the Student Health and Wellness Center (Link: SOU Student Health and Wellness Center)
Aside from SOU Confidential Advisors or medical or counseling staff at the Student Health and Wellness Center, no other group, faculty, staff, or administrator on our campus can guarantee that what you tell them will be held in confidence.
Equity Grievance Team Members:
Deputy Title IX Coordinators
Jody Waters, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Director of Graduate Studies
Churchill Hall 113
Taylor Burke, MSW, LCSW
Dean of Students and Director of Student Life
Stevenson Union 321
Anyone affiliated with campus can also seek private advocacy from the identity-based Resource Center Coordinators, who can provide great resources and support. However, this support is not fully confidential and some information may be passed on to the Confidential Advisor.
• Women's Resource Center
• Queer Resource Center
• Multicultural Resource Center
Jackson County Resources
The YOU HAVE OPTIONS Program
Jackson County SAVS (Sexual Assault Victims Services)
Jackson County HelpLine: 541-779-4357 or toll free at 1-855-216-2111
Ashland Police Department (APD) Emergency: 911; Non-emergency: 541-552-2211
Local Law Enforcement
Asante Ashland Community Hospital - 280 Maple St, Ashland, OR 97520, 541-200-4000
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
RAINN Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Other Local Resources
Children's Advocacy Center of Jackson County
Community Works 24/7 HelpLine 541-779-4357 or 1-855-216-2111
• Crisis Helpline
• Dunn House Shelter
• Dunn House Outreach