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Title IX Nondiscrimination

Impacted By Dating Violence and/or Domestic Violence

HPU is a community that embraces and stands for safe, healthy relationships. HPU prohibits domestic violence and dating violence as defined in the Student Guide to Campus Life. As a student, you have a right to expect that you will be treated with respect in your relationships within the HPU community. The HPU community wants to take every opportunity to educate our community regarding preventive measures regarding domestic and dating violence. If you or someone you know a student may be a victim of dating/domestic violence, you may report such misconduct or file a formal complaint with the Title IX Coordinator. If there is an emergency, please call 911 or campus security at 336-841-9111.

If you would like to report an incident of sexual assault, sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence (dating violence & domestic violence), stalking, non-consensual sexual contact, or sexual harassment please complete this form or contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Title IX Coordinator 

Kayla Rudisel, JD
Title IX Coordinator
TitleIX@highpoint.edu
336-841-9138
317 Slane Student Center
High Point University
One University Parkway High Point, NC 27268

 

Campus Resources: A little help can go a long way.

Off-Campus Resources: Additional resources are available to you.

Identifying Abuse: Recognizing abuse is the first step.

Relationship abuse is all about power and control. While you may be unwilling or unable to leave your relationship right now, it’s important to remember that abusive partners are unlikely to change their behavior. Your first priority should always be your personal safety and your safety in the future.

Dating 101: Is my relationship healthy? Information and quiz.

Relationships exist on a spectrum and it can sometimes be hard to tell when behavior goes from healthy to unhealthy (or even abusive).

Safety Planning: Your safety is our first priority. You deserve a future without fear.

A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan to improve your safety while experiencing abuse, preparing to leave an abusive situation, or after you leave. This plan includes vital information tailored to your unique situation and will help you prepare for and respond to different scenarios, including telling your friends and family about your situation, coping with emotions, and various resources suited to your individual circumstance

Ways to Support Those Affected: Helping the people in our lives. 

Dating abuse is difficult for everyone involved, including people who attempt to offer support. Those who haven’t dealt with dating abuse before sometimes wonder why survivors don’t just leave their partner, not realizing that ending an abusive relationship is far more complicated than other break-ups (which can be challenging in their own right).

Love is Respect.com: Love is more than just the way you feel. 24/7 Text, Call, Chat. 

Love is Respect is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources.