Sexual Misconduct (Title IX) Incident Report Form

Use this form, regardless of where the incident occurred, to report:

  • Dating Violence
  • Domestic Violence
  • Gender-based Discrimination or Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Assault
  • Stalking

Please provide as much information as possible.This form may be submitted anonymously. The fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required.

Questions? Please contact Sarah Garner, Title IX Coordinator at 815-753-5560 or titleixcoordinator@niu.edu.

Submit a Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Complaint

The following individuals have the authority to make a finding or to impose a sanction in a Title IX proceeding. 

  • Sarah Garner, ethics and compliance officer and Title IX coordinator, Ethics and Compliance Office
  • Lindsay Hatzis, director of investigations and deputy Title IX coordinator, Ethics and Compliance Office
  • Kristin Good, ethics investigator, Ethics and Compliance Office
  • Theresa Melidis, Title IX investigator, Ethics and Compliance Office
  • Jeanne Meyer, director, Student Conduct /deputy Title IX coordinator
  • Brian Glick, associate director, Student Conduct
  • Joy Mitchell, assistant director, Student Conduct
  • Manuel Valdez, civil rights investigator, Ethics and Compliance Office

If any of these individuals' participation in the Title IX process poses a conflict of interest, the Victim/Claimant and Offender/Respondent have the opportunity to request a substitution. The explanation for the request for substitution must be sent to TitleIX@niu.edu within 48 hours upon notice of complaint.