Threats and Stalking
Report threats, stalking or acts of violence on campus to your supervisor or department
head. Report any threats you have seen, received or have been told that another person
has seen or received.
Even if there is no actual threat, please report violent or threatening behavior that
is work-related or connected to the university.
Resources for confidential reporting
We investigate all complaints in a sensitive, confidential manner to protect the rights
of the victim and the accused.
Policies and procedures
The scope of these policies and procedures is for all faculty, staff, students and
visitors. They apply to all threats and acts of stalking, harassment or inappropriate
Our department and the Springfield Police Department will respond immediately to any
such activity and conduct an investigation. Some of the results may include:
- Removal of the danger or dangerous person(s) from campus
- Banning them from University property
- Termination of a business relationship
- Suspension or termination of employment
- University judicial action
- Criminal prosecution
Restraining order information
If you apply for, or have, a protective or restraining order which lists campus locations
as protected areas, please provide a copy to your supervisor or public safety.
Stalking prevention video