Please know that there are many Park University and community resources available to assist you.
If you need immediate assistance - please call the Campus Safety dispatcher at (816)584-6444, as they are available 24 hours a day/7 days a week. They can physically go to your location if you are on the Parkville campus, and no matter where you are - they can assist with calling for additional help from the police, emergency responders, or other individuals. Campus Safety is located on the first floor of Thompson Commons.
If you were injured, please go to an area hospital for assistance.
If the reported harassment/assault was also a crime, we encourage you to call the police - 911.
If you are in the Kansas City area, please call MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault). Their 24 hour hotline numbers are: (816) 531-0233 or (913) 642-0233. If you are not in the Kansas City area and need to know local resources, please call 211 or check the United Way 211 information available online at: www.211us.org
Park University will not tolerate sex discrimination or harassment of applicants, students, or employees, whether by students, faculty, staff, administrators, contractors, outside vendors, or guests. Park University recognizes not only its legal responsibilities but also its moral and ethical responsibilities to prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex and to take appropriate and timely action to ensure an environment free of such inappropriate conduct and behavior.
Additionally, Park University will not tolerate retaliation in any form against an applicant, student, or employee for reporting a violation of this policy or assisting in the investigation of a complaint. Title IX prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of sex. Inquiries or concerns about the Title IX Policy may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator, Roger Dusing, at 816-584-6386 or Roger.Dusing@Park.edu.