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Office of Student Conduct and CARE

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Share your concerns.

The following reporting forms are available to the entire campus community. Please choose the one that most aligns with the situation you wish to report. We will ensure the information gets sent to the correct office. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Conduct and Care at [email protected] or 260-481-6601. 

Incident Types

Find the form you’re looking for.

If you, as the student, have recently tested positive for or been directly exposed to COVID-19, you should alert the university by filling out a CARE Referral Form. Alternatively, if you self-report directly to a faculty or staff member, they may fill out the same form on your behalf.

CARE Referral Form

Students
If you or a fellow student is experiencing unexpected life events, a personal crisis, mental health struggles, or academic difficulties, the CARE Team is here to help you along the way. In the past, the CARE Team has received reports with the following common student behaviors:

  • Appears to be struggling academically and/or is not attending classes regularly
  • Reports feeling overwhelmed and/or uncomfortable transitioning to campus
  • Experiences feelings of isolation, loneliness, or disconnection from peers
  • Writes about threats to harm self or others
  • Appears to be going through family problems, relationship problems, and/or a breakup
  • Experiences the loss of a loved one
  • Constantly asks for help with personal problems that are beyond the scope of your role and/or expertise level
  • Is consistently anxious, stressed, and/or depressed
  • May benefit from a personalized outreach regarding resources available on campus

Please note that this is not an all-inclusive list, and the CARE Team is always readily available to discuss scenarios concerning health, well-being, and safety.

Faculty and Staff
If you know of a student experiencing unexpected life events, a personal crisis, mental health struggles, or academic difficulties, please submit a concern through our CARE Referral Form.

If you are aware of a dangerous situation, dial 911 immediately. Our team reviews referrals only during regular business days and hours (not during weekends or holiday breaks). 

CARE Referral Form

All students are expected to behave in accordance with local, state, and federal laws and with university rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Instances of personal misconduct can occur both on and off campus.

Incident Reporting Form

Academic integrity is vital to the mission of Purdue Fort Wayne. 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 Student Conduct and Care. These forms may be used by instructors during the process:

Academic Misconduct Charge Letter [PDF]
Academic Misconduct Outcome Letter [PDF]
Checklist for Academic Misconduct [PDF]

Academic Misconduct Reporting Form

Always remember, if you or someone you know is in an emergency situation, call 911.

We are committed to ensuring that all students are able to thrive in the safest and healthiest environment possible. 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, bias, harassment, retaliation, and discrimination by completing an Office of Institutional Equity Incident Report.

For more information, read the university’s Title IX Harassment Policy and Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.

If you would like to discuss your situation before submitting a form, please contact us at [email protected] or 260-481-6601. We will assist you and provide you with information and resources. You also can learn more about Title IX and sexual assault resources.

After you submit a report.

 

The information you provide is sent electronically via a secure site to a member of the Office of Student Conduct and CARE for review. A team member will conduct an initial assessment of the information provided and determine the next steps. Reports will not be reviewed during weekends or holiday breaks. All referrals received during these times will be reviewed during normal business days.

Please keep in mind that student relationships with these offices are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and, as such, we are limited regarding what we can discuss regarding any student-specific information without consent.

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Student Complaint Procedures

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Our office assists students who may have issues or complaints regarding faculty, staff, or other students. If you need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or 260-481-6601.