Sexual Assault & Harassment
Montana Tech is committed to providing an environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community.
Sexual harassment and sexual misconduct (sexual assault, inducing incapacitation for sexual purposes, relationship (dating )violence, domestic violence, sexual exploitation and stalking) are not tolerated. University employees, with the exception of Montana Tech counselors, are required to report disclosures of sexual misconduct to the Montana Tech Title IX Coordinator. Retaliation for reports are strictly prohibited.
Montana Tech counselors are available to provide confidential support and counseling to victims of sexual misconduct. Counselors will outline your reporting options and ensure you receive support and advocacy throughout the reporting process.
If you are the victim of sexual assault or harassment, support, counseling and advocacy can be arranged by contacting:
- Joyce O’Neill: E-mail Joyce or call her at (406) 496-4429.
- Cricket Pietsch: E-mail Cricket or call her at (406) 496-3730.
Safe Space is our community resource and is available to provide assistance and support to victims. Safe Space provides shelter and advocacy services. They can be contacted at (406) 782-9807 (office); Crisis Line: (406) 782-8511; Toll Free: 1-877-335-8511 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. A Safe Space Representative is also available every Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Highlands College during the 2014-15 academic year.
If you have questions or need immediate assistance, please contact Paul Beatty, Dean of Students at (406) 498-5343.
Please use these documents as resources and to report an incident involving sexual assault and/or harassment.