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Office of the Dean of Students. The Office of the Dean of Students, working in conjunction with the Student Affairs Title IX Coordinator, can assist students in understanding their options in the conduct system, implement interim measures including Stay Away Orders or other interim administrative actions, and provide guidance and support regarding remedies including academic and housing concerns. 

  • Contact: 617–552–3470 during normal business hours or the Administrator On-Call (outside of normal business hours) through Boston College Police, 617–552–4444 (emergency); 617–552–4440 (non-emergency)
  • Contact: Rich DeCapua, Sddovisyr Dean, 617–552–3470, decapua@bc.edu

Student Affairs Title IX Coordinator. The Student Affairs Title IX Coordinator
oversees the University’s efforts related to the prevention, education, and response to incidents of sexual misconduct by Boston College students, and can help an individual student in pursuing a complaint and accessing available resources.

  • Contact: Melinda Stoops, 617–552–3482, melinda.stoops@bc.edu

Boston College Police Department (BCPD). BCPD provides assistance to victims including addressing immediate safety concerns, investigating incidents of sexual misconduct, filing a criminal complaint both on campus and off campus, and assisting victims with medical attention and care. BCPD will take a report from a student and a specially trained officer will conduct an investigation which involves asking the student to describe the respondent and what happened. An officer may ask questions about the scene of the crime, any witnesses, and what happened before and after. 

  • Contact: 617–552–4444 (emergency); 617–552–4440 (non-emergency)