Timely Security Notice – Sexual Assault On Campus
At approximately 4:40 p.m, Sept. 2, 2012, VUPD was informed by Vanderbilt University Medical staff that a female student was reporting that she was the victim of a forcible rape in a dormitory by another student during the early morning of Sept. 1, 2012. The student reported that the suspect is an acquaintance she had met at a party in a fraternity house on Sept. 1, 2012. Sexual assault is non-consensual sexual activity, ranging from unwanted sexual touching to forced intercourse
The student did not wish to provide a description of the male student. VUPD is continuing to investigate the incident.
VUPD#: 12-092646 MNPD#: 12-0722064
If you have information relating to this or a similar incident, please call the Vanderbilt University Police Department at (615) 322-2745. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME (615-742-7463)
Risk Reduction Tips
- Always stay aware of your surroundings, trust your instincts and let friends know where you are going.
- Consuming alcohol reduces your ability and others’ ability to make good decisions.
- Stay alert and TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS — If you feel uneasy, leave. Go to a safe location and notify VUPD.
Please Remember Our On-Campus Resources
- Psychological & Counseling Center – (615) 322-2571
- Employee Assistance Program – (615) 936-1327
- Student Health Services – (615) 322-2427
- Margaret Cunninggim Women’s Center – (615) 322-4843
- Project Safe – (615) 322-SAFE (7233)
** REPORT SUSPICIOUS PERSONS, VEHICLES, OR ACTIVITIES IMMEDIATELY! **
ON CAMPUS, DIAL 911 OR USE A BLUE LIGHT PHONE! FROM A CELL PHONE, CALL (615) 421-1911
In compliance with the U.S. Department of Higher Education and the Jeanne Clery Act, Security Notices are issued to provide Timely Warning information concerning a potentially dangerous criminal situation at or near Vanderbilt University to allow our students and employees to have both the time and the information necessary to make decisions or take appropriate actions concerning their own personal safety.