The Sexual Assault Procedures document sets out procedures and a response protocol to incidents of sexual assault and sexual misconduct at the University of Saskatchewan. The University of Saskatchewan community is committed to creating a safe space free of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. This commitment extends to addressing and reducing incidents of sexual assault or sexual misconduct, and creating a safe environment for reporting.
These procedures are intended to outline the steps and processes that are available to individuals who have experienced or witnessed incidents of sexual assault or sexual misconduct, ensuring that the process is supportive to those who have experienced sexual assault or sexual misconduct, protecting the rights of any individual involved, and holding anyone who has committed an act of sexual assault or sexual misconduct accountable.
The procedures document is a companion to the University of Saskatchewan Sexual Assault Prevention Policy and is divided in four sections:
Section 1: Disclosing, Reporting and Making a Complaint about Sexual Assault or Sexual Misconduct
This section sets out the university’s response protocol to sexual assault and sexual misconduct including roles and responsibilities through the phases of disclosing, reporting and formalizing a complaint, as well as information about the supports available. This section is made available on the students website.
Section 2: Tracking of Information
This section describes the university’s procedures regarding the tracking and logging of statistics on sexual assault and sexual misconduct.
Section 3: Awareness, Education, and Training
This section maps out the University’s commitment to awareness, education and training.
Section 4: Relevant Links and Resources
This section contains links to resources relevant to sexual assault and sexual misconduct.