Adding a statement to your syllabi will let students know that you are there to be a support resource for them, and that you are also a responsible employee who is required to report discrimination, harassment and sexual violence to the Office of Equal Opportunity. Below is suggested language to use in your syllabi:
Recommended Language for Syllabi
If you have been impacted by discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence, the Office of Equal Opportunity (oeo [at] emerson.edutitle="Email Office of Equal Opportunity"; 617-824-8999) is available to meet with you and discuss options to address concerns and to provide you with support resources. Please note that because the instructor is an Emerson employee, any information shared related to discrimination, harassment, or sexual violence will also be shared with the Office of Equal Opportunity. If you would like to connect with a confidential resource, please contact the Healing & Advocacy Collective (advocate [at] emerson.edutitle="Email Healing & Advocacy Collective", 617-824-8857), the Emerson Wellness Center (emersonwellnesscenter [at] emerson.edutitle="Email Emerson Wellness Center", 617-824-8666), or the Center for Spiritual Life (spiritual_life [at] emerson.edutitle="Email the Center for Spiritual Life", 617-824-8036).