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Sexual Violence Statement

Sexual Violence Policy Information

The 1B.3 Sexual Violence Policy of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system addresses sexual violence/sexual assault. This policy states that sexual violence is an intolerable intrusion into the most personal and private rights of an individual, and is prohibited. Sexual violence includes a continuum of conduct that includes sexual assault, non-forcible sex acts, dating and relationship violence, stalking, as well as aiding acts of sexual violence.

This policy applies to all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (this includes Anoka-Ramsey Community College) students and employees and to others, as appropriate. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is committed to eliminating sexual violence in all forms and will take appropriate remedial action against any individual found responsible for acts in violation of this policy. Acts of sexual violence may also constitute violations of criminal or civil law, or other Board Policies that may require separate proceedings.

To further its commitment against sexual violence, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities provides reporting options, an investigative and disciplinary process, and prevention training or other related services as appropriate.

To learn and get more specific information about this policy please go to the following link:
1B.3 Sexual Violence Policy

To learn more about the procedures associated with this policy, please go to the following link:
Procedure 1B.3.1 Sexual Violence Procedure

Reporting Sexual Violence at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911 as soon as possible.
Public Safety can also be contacted at 763-433-1330

To make a report sexual violence in regards to a student or employee of Anoka-Ramsey Community, please contact Anoka-Ramsey’s Title IX Coordinator, Dean of Student Affairs, or Chief Human Resources Officer. Their contact information is provided below:

Sexual Violence/Sexual Assault
Michael Opoku (Title IX Coordinator)
Director of Student Development and Engagement
Office: CR C-234
Campus: Coon Rapids  
Phone: 763-433-1272
Email: Michael.Opoku@anokaramsey.edu
Lisa Harris
Dean of Student Affairs
Office: CR-C259
Campus: Coon Rapids  
Phone: 763-433-1292
Email: Lisa.Harris@anokaramsey.edu
Jay Nelson
Chief Human Resources Officer
Office: CR-C149
Campus: Coon Rapids 
Phone: 763-576-4054
Email: JNelson@anokatech.edu

 

  • You may also go to the following link to submit a report about Sexual Violence:

    Sexual Violence Complaint/Report

    *Please note that you have the option of submitting the online reporting form anonymously. If you choose submit the form anonymously, you will receive no additional communication from the college, however an investigation may still occur.

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College offers Counseling Services for those that may have experienced sexual violence. Our counselors are trained to provide victims of sexual violence with mental health screenings, provide recommendations or referrals to other health services, and overall assist victims of sexual violence and their success at the college. Our counselors are also confidential resources, which means victims of sexual violence may go to them for support without concerns that their conversations would be shared with anyone, including law enforcement.

    To schedule an appointment with a counselor, please stop by the Information Desk on both campuses or call 763-433-1840 (Cambridge) or 763-433-1240 (Coon Rapids).

  • The following organizations can provide additional resources and support for victims of sexual violence:

    Minnesota Coalition against Sexual Assault
    St. Paul, MN
    651-209-9993
    Referral service; advocacy group

    Alexandra House
    Blaine, MN
    763-780-2330 
    24-hour hotline; free and confidential

    RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)
    800-656-HOPE (4673)
    24-hour hotline; free and confidential

    Sexual Violence Services - Ramsey County
    St. Paul, Minnesota
    651-266-1000
    24-hour crises counseling, advocacy, information and referral

    Sexual Violence Center
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
    612-871-5111
    24-hour crisis line; free and confidential

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