Student Handbook - Response to Reported Incidents

Additionally, reports may be made to the Dean of Students for review and potential action by calling 513-745-3166 or by accessing the online reporting form at In addition; a call to XUPD will connect the caller to one of the dispatchers. Dispatchers are available at XUPD (513-745-1000) 24 hours a day to answer your calls. In response to a call, XUPD will take the required action, either dispatching an officer or asking the victim to report to XUPD to file an incident report. All reported crimes will be investigated by the University and may become a matter of public record to the extent they are noted on the Crime Log. XUPD incident reports are forwarded to the Dean of Students for review and possible referral for disciplinary action through the Student Conduct Process, as appropriate. XUPD Officers, the Title IX Office, the Dean of Students, or others as denominated in the Student Handbook will investigate a report when it is deemed appropriate. Additional information obtained via the investigation will also be forwarded to the appropriate person/office such as XUPD, the Title IX Office, the Dean of Students or others as denominated in the Student Handbook. If assistance is required from the Cincinnati or Norwood Police Department or the Cincinnati or Norwood Fire Department, XUPD will contact the appropriate unit when warranted, although any member of the Xavier community is always encouraged to report incidents that could constitute crimes to local law enforcement. If Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Rape, Stalking, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Other Interpersonal Violence and/or Retaliation should occur, staff on the scene, including XUPD, will offer the victim a wide variety of services which are described in this report, most completely in the following Section: "Services, Security Awareness, and Crime Prevention Information" and those that follow.