If You've Been Accused

If you have been accused of sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence or stalking, there are campus services available to help you understand your rights and the investigation and adjudication processes.

Students
Fuji Collins
fcollins@ucmerced.edu
Phone: 209-228-4482
Fax: 209-228-4661
Location: KL113

Academic Appointees
Becky Gubser
Academic Personnel
bgubser@ucmerced.edu
Phone: 209-228-4363
Location: KL 3rd Floor

Staff
Brian Powell
Human Resources
Powell@ucmerced.edu
Phone: 209-355-4991
Location: Promenade Suite A/B

The respondent services coordinator can:

  • Help you understand your rights
  • Explain and help you navigate the investigation and adjudication processes, including formal hearings
  • Refer you to campus and community resources, such as for psychological counseling, legal services (including help understanding and complying with protection orders), alternative housing, academic changes and other needs
  • Assist with securing an interpreter or translator, if needed

It is important to note that respondent services coordinators are not legally required to maintain confidentiality. However, as a general practice, the coordinators will request signed consent from you before disclosing personally identifiable information.