Reporting Physical Assault
All forms of violence damage the trust that binds members of the University of Iowa community. Physical assault, threats, and other acts of violence violate both University policy and the law.
If Your Concern Has a Sexual Component
If your concern about physical assault has any aspect related to sexual misconduct, it is strongly recommended that you speak with the UI Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator.
The following resources can provide information on University policies, reporting guidelines, and referrals privately and informally:
Note that the type of confidentiality that a person or unit can provide varies according to their role, the issue at hand, and the law. For more information, see the Confidentiality page.
To File a Complaint
To file a policy complaint, contact:
Office of Student Life
To file a criminal complaint, contact:
University of Iowa Police
Note: When making a policy or criminal complaint, do not assume confidentiality. For more information, see the Confidentiality page.
Physical Assault Defined
Physical Assault is defined in both University policy and Iowa law:
Related UI Policies
The links below connect to specific sections of the University Operations Manual dealing with violence and physical assault.
More Reporting Options
Use the links below for more information about reporting other types of policy violations.