Are You a Victim of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, or Stalking?
If you are in danger or need help now, you should call the police. If you need to talk to someone or need medical attention, you should visit Health Services.
Or x6911 from a Campus Phone
(Open 24 Hours/7 Days Per Week)
Health Services has walk-in crisis counselors available 8am - 4pm, Monday through Friday. These counselors are required to maintain your confidentiality, with some exceptions (See "Confidentiality" below).
San Elijo Campus
Student Center Room 922
As per AP 3540, the MiraCosta Police Department will maintain your confidentiality, with few exceptions. This means that we do not share information about your contact with our office with anyone without your written permission, except in the specific situations noted below. We will not reveal to anyone that you spoke to us or came in for services.
The following are rare, but possible, exceptions to absolute confidentiality, as required by law:
- If you have signed a form waiving your confidentiality
- If there is a court order, signed by a duly appointed or elected judge, for release of our records (subpoena).
- If there is imminent danger to you or others (for example, suicide or homicide).
- If you are suspected of abusing children or other vulnerable individuals, a report will be made to the appropriate state agency, as required by law.
- Basic anonymous statistical information about use of services and demographics for reporting and planning purposes.
- Anonymous reporting about the type and location of specific violent crimes (e.g. sex offenses, homicide, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, stalking, domestic violence, and dating violence if it occurred on campus or on university owned or operated property--as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act). Note: names and other identifying information are not included in these reports.
Information For Victims & Survivors
What Are My Protection Options?
If you have experienced sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence or stalking, you can file a protection order through the legal system.
- Domestic Violence Civil Protection Order
- Stalking Protection Order
- Sexually Oriented Protection Order
- Juvenile Protection Order
How Can I Receive Accomodations?
If you need accommodations, you should contact the Director of Labor Relations & Title IX Coordinator, Hayley Schwartzkopf.
MiraCosta offers the following accommodations:
- Transportation to a hospital, if necessary
- Escort services in between classes
- Counseling by health services coordinator, or referral to the MFT (marriage and family therapist) counseling program at MiraCosta College
- Notice to the police, if desired
- A list of other available campus resources or appropriate off-campus resources
- Information about the following procedures:
- Criminal prosecution (Police Department).
- Civil prosecution (i.e., lawsuit)
- District disciplinary procedures
- Modification of class schedules
- Tutoring, if necessary
How Can I File a Complaint?
You can file a complaint by:
- Contacting the Director of Labor Relations & Title IX Coordinator, Hayley Schwartzkopf
- Filling out the Incident Report Form