category: Know Your IX

Title IX Ways to Get Help

Choose what is right for you!

The resources below empower individuals to overcome sexual misconduct and gender discrimination.

Seek Medical Attention

Seeking timely medical attention is extremely  important. In the event of an emergency, call 911. If a non-emergency:

ATRIUM HEALTH CLEVELAND HOSPITAL
Provides free specialized sexual violence treatment 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Obtaining  treatment within 120 hours is essential to collect evidence and preemptively treat  sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy.

210 E Grover St.
Shelby, NC, 28150
980-487-3000

University Health Services
Provides non-emergency medical attention and referrals.

148 Memorial Dr.
Shelby, NC 28152
980-487-2390

Talk to Someone Confidentially

There is always someone to listen  and help.

Sexual Assault Hotline
Call the 24-hour anonymous hotline.
1-800-656-4673

Counseling Professionals
Call the Counseling Center for  appointments, referrals, and after-hours counselors.
704-406-2599

University Health Services
Provides non-emergency medical attention and referrals.

148 Memorial Dr.
Shelby, NC 28152
980-487-2390

Christian Life
Contact a member of Christian Life.
704-406-4277

Learn About Reporting Options

Reports help to build a safer community.  You may report sexual misconduct to the University, the police, or both (recommended).

Reporting to the University

You can anonymously report at https://gardner-webb.edu/about/policies-and-information/title-xi-compliance/

Filing a report does not mean that formal  disciplinary action will be taken; it is up to you  to decide if and how to participate in the  University’s investigative process.

Title IX Office
704-406-2081
[email protected]

Reporting to the Police

Contacting the police is especially  important if you think you may want to  seek legal action against the perpetrator.  In the event of an emergency, call 911.

If a non-emergency, call 704-406-4444.

Seek Supportive Measures

Supportive measures are administrative  actions that can help you feel safe on campus.

To inquire, contact the Title IX office  at 305-284-8624. Examples include:

  • No contact orders
  • Facility access restrictions
  • Change in housing, class,  or employment arrangements to minimize interaction between individuals

Questions?

If you have questions, contact [email protected]. For immediate assistance, call 911 (emergency) or  contact University Police at 704-406-4444.

Learn more about Gardner-Webb’s Title IX policy at the link below.

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