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The Dean of Students Office is dedicated to ensuring your health, safety, and well-being. We want you to succeed in every way possible. Therefore, we are here to provide guidance and resources that will help you surmount many types of challenges that may come your way. If you are aware of a dangerous situation, dial 911 immediately.
Reporting a COVID-19 Incident
As members of the Purdue Fort Wayne community, we must all work together to protect the health and safety of every member of our campus and the greater Fort Wayne community to protect ourselves and others, by adhering to the expectations of the Student PPE Policy and Mask Distribution.
If a student refuses to follow the expectations outlined in the Student PPE Policy and Mask Distribution after you educate and ask them, please submit the PPE Violation Form.
Students may self-report a positive COVID-19 diagnosis or exposure by filling out a CARE Referral Form. If a student self-reports directly to a faculty or staff member, the faculty or staff member may fill out the same form on behalf of the student.
Reporting a Care Concern
We want to make sure that you are supported in your academics and beyond. If you are experiencing unexpected life events, a personal crisis,
Reporting Personal Misconduct
We take all allegations of misconduct, regardless of type, seriously. The Office of the Dean of Students is responsible for upholding the university’s policies and procedures for investigating and resolving allegations of misconduct. You are expected to behave in accordance with local, state, and federal laws, and with university rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
It is crucial to understand the university’s expectations for your behavior while you are studying at Purdue Fort Wayne. For answers to questions about these expectations or to report an instance of personal misconduct, call 260-481-6601. You can also use our Incident Reporting Form.
Reporting Academic Misconduct
Academic integrity is crucial to the mission of Purdue Fort Wayne. Academic dishonesty includes cheating and plagiarism but can involve other behavior and situations. Academic dishonesty can devalue an entire institution. Students are expected to uphold the university’s core values regarding academic integrity. For more information, read our Academic Regulations for Academic Honesty.
All instances of academic misconduct must be reported to the Office of the Dean of Students. The Student Code of Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct lays out the academic-dishonesty process in Part II section A and Part III section A from violation to resolution. These forms may be used by instructors during the process: Academic Misconduct Charge Letter [PDF] and Academic Misconduct Outcome Letter [PDF].
Reporting Sexual Misconduct
Our office is committed to ensuring that all students are able to thrive in the safest and healthiest environment possible. With that said, we take sexual misconduct very seriously. Know that we are here to support you in the event that you need to report an incident involving yourself or someone you know. You may report sexual misconduct in a manner that is most comfortable for you, whether it is online, in person, or by phone.
If you would like to discuss your situation with a staff member in the Office of the Dean of Students, you may contact us at 260-481-6601 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We will assist you in a caring manner and provide you with information and resources. You could also report your incident by completing a Complaint of Discrimination, Harassment and/or Retaliation Form [PDF] and sending it to email@example.com. You may also contact our Office of Institutional Equity at 260-481-6109. If you are in an emergency situation, call 911.
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Student Complaint Procedures
Student complaint procedures are outlined under Part IV of the Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct. They are designed to ensure that students have an identified and well-understood mechanism for registering and resolving complaints of the types described in Part I of the Code. They are available on the university Catalog in the Academic Regulations, Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct section as well as in the Student Handbook.