Integrated Security and Risk Management’s Office
The mission of the Integrated Security and Risk Management’s Office (OSIMR) at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón is to provide a safe campus environment and offer guidance to the academic community, employees, students, residents, and visitors. In order to achieve its mission, OSIMR requests the cooperation of all the members of the academic community. Therefore, students or employees who are victims of or witness a crime are encouraged to immediately notify it to OSIMR.
Services offered by the Integrated Security Office
In order to acquire their campus parking permit, regular students must complete the corresponding paperwork at ASI, the Short Courses Program students at the Continuing Education Department, and the professors and employees must complete their paperwork at OSIMR.
If you need assistance call 787-728-1515, ext. 6540, 2553, 2557 o 939-244-6706.
Policies and Protocols
The following policies and protocols are assigned to OSIMR:
- Protocol for campus access
- Operational multi-risk emergency plan
- Protocol for risk prevention and intervention on campus
- Protocol for medical urgencies and emergencies on campus
- Protocol for intervention in domestic violence, sexual harassment, sexual aggression or stalking situations
- Protocol to handle domestic violence cases
- Policy regarding the use and abuse of alcoholic beverages and other drugs
- Missing resident student notification policy
- Traffic regulations
These policies and protocols are available at http://sagrado.edu/en/policies-and-regulations/
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Statistics and Incidents
The Jeanne Clery Act requires that all higher education institutions that receive federal funding disclose information about crime on campus. It is our responsibility to document all complaints filed, to notify the Puerto Rico Police Department (depending on the incident), and to ensure compliance with institutional regulations and state and federal laws that apply. The community is responsible for notifying all criminal acts which occur on campus and in adjacent areas to the Office of Integrated Security. Fines will be imposed if the institution fails to comply with this Act. In addition, if requested, institutions are required to notify the community on where to obtain the sex offenders registration.
AS REQUIRED BY LAW, CRIMINAL INCIDENTS IN THE FOLLOWING GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS ARE DOCUMENTED:
- On campus
- Off campus (buildings and property that are not part of the main campus)
- Public property
UNIFORM CRIME REPORTS (UCR)
- Involuntary manslaughter
- Sexual assault
- Unwanted contact
- Drug facilitated
- Aggravated assault
- Motor vehicle theft
- Sexual assault of a minor
Every institution of higher education is required by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to collect, report, and notify all information related to violent incidents between couples, domestic violence, and sexual assault and harassment according to the geographical areas defined in the Jeanne Clery Act. In addition, it urges institutions to disclose the statistics of such incidents in its Annual Security Report (ASR) and in the campus annual security report. Institutions are also required to have policies and protocols for the victims or witnesses of crimes who report incidents voluntarily and confidentially. These incidents must be included in the institution’s crime statistics.
- Compliance with Title IX is a requirement for education institutions that receive federal funding.
- Educational programs must be developed in compliance with Title IX.
- Take necessary measures to avoid the discrimination and its consequences.
- The Institution have to enact procedures to suit any complaint.
- All higher education institution that benefits from federal funds must have a Title IX Coordinator.
Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator:
- Ensures that appropriate policies and procedures are in place and training for students, faculty and staff.
- Universidad del Sagrado Corazón is responsible for conducting adequate, impartial investigations of reports and complaints of sexual misconduct. Title IX coordinator evaluates requests for confidentiality and to provide a safe and nondiscriminatory environment for all students.
- Remedies, including Interim Measures-takes steps to ensure the complainant aware of all available resources.
- Monitoring and Advising – Annual climate survey.
- Recordkeeping and as necessary recommends to increase safety measures.
- Guidance conducts workshops and disseminates information on Title IX to raise awareness and educate the university community in order to prevent and eradicate sexual violence on campus.
A student should contact the Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinator(s) in order to:
- Seek information about student’s rights and courses of action available to resolve report or complaints that involve potencial sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
- File a complaint to make a report of sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
- Notify the college of an incident or policy or procedure that may raise potencial Title IX concerns.
- Get the informacion about available resources (including confidencial resources) and support services relating to sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
- Ask quiestions about College’s policies and procedures related to sex discrimination, including sexual misconduct.
Course of action:
- Once a student or employee who becomes aware of a possible constitutive act of sexual harassment committed against a student, it is his or her responsibility to notify the Title IX Coordinator.
- The coordinator will investigate the incident and take steps to provide security to the victim.
- It will implement measurements to end the situation, eliminate a hostile environment harassment and prevent reoccurrence.
More information about Title IX is available in portal.sagrado.edu.
Mrs. Yvette Lugo Morales
Title IX Coordinator
Alert bulletins include: information that promotes safety in the community, information that will allow people to protect themselves, and the time, location, and type of crime.
Centro para el Desarrollo Personal
Centro de Estudiantes, segundo piso
787-728-1515 • exts. 6321, 6317, 6231 y 6316
Sala de Primeros Auxilios
Centro de Estudiantes, segundo piso
787-728-1515 • ext. 6540
Vicepresidencia de Asuntos Estudiantiles
Edificio San José, primer piso
787-728-1515 • exts. 3583
Oficina de Seguridad Integral y Manejo de Riesgos
787-728-1515 • exts. 2553, 2555 y 2556
(24 horas al día, los 7 días de la semana)
email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Servicio de Llamada de Emergencia
Oficina de la Procuradora de la Mujer
Centro de Ayuda a Víctimas de Violación
787-765-2285 • 787-474-2028 • 1-800-981-5721
Cuartel de Barrio Obrero