Report Sexual Misconduct

Black Hawk College promptly and thoroughly investigates and resolves complaints alleging sex discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence. Reports may be filed by directly contacting confidential or non-confidential resources or by completing and submitting the complaint report to the Dean of Student Services.

Black Hawk College Sexual Misconduct Policy
Black Hawk College strictly prohibits any acts of sexual misconduct (including sexual violence and/or harassment) to any member of the student body, faculty, staff, administration or visitors to campus.

Black Hawk College will maintain confidentiality as long as it does not interfere with the college’s legal obligation or ability to investigate allegations of misconduct.
• Sexual misconduct violations can be reported confidentially to college counselors.
• Other college employees are mandatory reporters, which means they MUST report alleged sexual misconduct.

Complaint Form

BHC Campus Police 24-Hour Emergency
NON-CONFIDENTIAL
Quad-Cities Campus (Building 3, Room 315)
309-796-5913
East Campus (Building 1, Room 100)
309-854-1784
Off-campus emergency – Dial 911

BHC Title IX District Coordinator
NON-CONFIDENTIAL
Jana Koch, Title IX Coordinator
309-796-5177

BHC Dean of Student Services
NON-CONFIDENTIAL
Luis Moreno, Title IX Deputy Coordinator
309-796-5041

BHC Human Resources
NON-CONFIDENTIAL
Stacey Cary, Director of Human Resources
309-796-5225
(If misconduct involves a BHC employee)

Confidential resources will not disclose information about incidents of sexual misconduct to anyone – including law enforcement or the college – except in very limited situations, such as when failure to disclose the information would result in imminent danger to the individual or to others.

BHC Counseling Services
CONFIDENTIAL
Wendy Bock, Counselor
309-796-5199

SafePath Survivor Resources
of Family Resources
CONFIDENTIAL
24-hour crisis line 309-797-1777

Anonymous Reporting
Concerned about a possible violation and are uncomfortable raising it through normal channels? Use the anonymous reporting line, Black Hawk College’s anonymous reporting service. Information will be relayed to the appropriate college official to investigate your concern. Knowingly making false reports can lead to discipline.
309-796-5202


Student Complaints
A student who has a complaint while taking an online class at Black Hawk College should follow the BHC Student Complaint Procedure and fill out a BHC Student Complaint Form regardless if she or he lives inside or outside of Illinois. If the specific concern has not been resolved in an expeditious and fair manner at Black Hawk College, the student may file a complaint with the Illinois Community College Board or out-of-state online students may also file a complaint in the state which he or she resides.


Title IX workshop through Student Lingo
This free workshop, “Sexual Violence Awareness & Prevention: A Title IX Training For Students,” will train students on Title IX issues and awareness. We have unlimited use for our students until July 2018.

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Legal Citation: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and its implementing regulation at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX). Direct inquires to the Title IX Coordinator, Black Hawk College, Building 1, First Stop Center, 6600 34th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265. The Title IX coordinator can be contacted at 309-796-5006.