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.
Safety is a priority in our Sagrado college community
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 or 939-969-1515.
Policies and Protocols
The policies and protocols assigned to OSIMR are available in Sagrado's "Políticas y Formularios Institucionales" site.
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.
- It requires educating the university community about norms and policies against discrimination of a sexual nature.
- Compliance with Title IX is a requirement for institutions of higher education to receive federal funds.
- Educational programs must be developed in compliance with the Title. IX.
- Taking necessary measures to avoid discrimination and its consequences.
- The Institution must enact the procedures to address any complaint.
- Every Higher Education Institution that benefits from federal funds must have a Title IX Coordinator.
Título IX Coordinator Responsibilities:
- Receive and investigate all student complaints.
- Maintains a record of all complaints and prepares an annual report.
- Conduct orientation workshops and disseminate information on Title IX to raise awareness and educate the university community in order to prevent and eradicate sexual violence on campus.
- Reviews institutional policies and ensures compliance with the Institution's provisions.
The student will contact the coordinator or authorized personnel to:
- Notify about possible incidents related to Title IX
- Make a formal complaint of the incident
- Has a right to have information about policies and procedures
- Access to information on actions and resolution of complaints about sexual discrimination or inappropriate behavior.
Course of action:
Once a student or employee comes into knowledge of a possible act constituting sexual harassment committed against a student, it is their responsibility to inform the Title IX Coordinator.
- The coordinator will investigate the incident and take the necessary measures to provide security to the victim.
- The coordinator will implement reasonable measures to end the situation, eliminate a hostile environment and prevent the harassment from happening again.
All the information relevant to Title IX will also be available through mi.sagrado.edu.
In compliance with the amendment to the Title of the Education Act of the United States.
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.
Psychological Services Coordinator
787-728-1515 • ext. 5171
First Aid Room
Student Center, second floor
787-728-1515 - ext. 5430
Vice-Presidency for Student Affairs
San José Building, second floor
787-728-1515 - exts. 8003
Integrated Safety and Risk Management Office
787-728-1515 - exts. 5555
(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Emergency Call Service
Women's Advocate Office
Rape Victim Assistance Center
787-765-2285 - 787-474-2028 - 1-800-981-5721
Barrio Obrero Police Station