If You Have Been Accused of Perpetrating Sexual Violence

Learning that you are involved in a sexual violence case can stressful, scary, and emotional. Providence College provides a range of resources, services, and support for students and employees who have been accused of perpetrating sexual violence.


If you feel you are in immediate danger of harm by another person or yourself, call the Office of Public Safety at 401-865-2222. It is important that physical and emotional needs are met first. 

Support and Assistance 

The investigation process can be overwhelming and complicated.  There are many people at the College who are available to address mental, physical, emotional, and academic needs including:  

  • Provide emotional support and processing after an incident. 
  • Explain and provide academic accommodations including course load reductions or withdrawals.  
  • Send discreet absence notifications. 
  • Make requests for flexibility and/or alternative participation to faculty and supervisors. 
  • Safety planning. 
  • Short-term emergency housing accommodations or housing changes. 
  • Address questions and concerns about institutional policy and procedure. 

Your Title IX Deputy Coordinator is ready to provide this assistance or connect you with the resources who can. Please reach out to your Title IX Deputy Coordinator to be connected to any of these resources.