Any person may file a complaint regarding allegations of sexual misconduct.
To Initiate a College Complaint:
(b) Complete and submit an online Incident Reporting Form at
(Available 24 hours a day)
To Initiate a Criminal Complaint:
(a) Call 9-1-1, OR
(b) Report to the College Department of Public Safety
Toledo-area Campus (Alumni Hall) – (567) 661-7575
Findlay-area Campus (Public Safety Building) – (567) 429-3586
Note: If incident did not occur on College-controlled property or at College-sponsored event, report to local law enforcement. If the reporting party files a report with off-campus law enforcement and the incident creates an impact on campus, a College Complaint should be initiated.
Confidential Alternatives to Criminal or College Complaints:
A confidential report will not result in a report to law enforcement or a College investigation.
- Counseling Services ‐ Students can share information confidentially with licensed Owens counselors- (567) 661-7168.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ‐ For employees, information can be shared through the EAP by calling 1 (800) 854-1446.
- YWCA Representative ‐ Information can be shared confidentially. The YWCA representative can be reached by contacting the YWCA HOPE Center 24/7 Hotline at (866) 577-7273 to be connected with a campus advocate.
- Anonymous Reporting/Silent Witness Option ‐ Victims or witnesses can report crimes confidentially to the Owens Department of Public Safety using the Silent Witness Form at www.owens.edu/dps/silent/.
Victims or witnesses can report non-criminal complaints (involving a violation of the College Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Procedures and Guidelines) confidentially (by not providing any identifying information) using the Incident Reporting Form at publicdocs.maxient.com/incidentreport.php?OwensCC.
Such reports can be helpful in initiating remedial measures for the campus community at-large even in the absence of an investigation. Additionally, if enough information is given to determine a crime has occurred, such crime(s) will be reported as an occurrence within the publically-distributed Annual Crime Statistics for the College.