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Emergency Response and Recovery Team (ERRT)

Benedictine University is committed to the safety of all faculty, staff, students and visitors to our campus.  The Emergency Response and Recovery Team (ERRT) has developed the Emergency Operations Plan with the sole purpose of preparing the University community for an emergency or a disaster.  Adherence to these guidelines by the University community will result in the saving of lives, reduction of additional injury and property damage, ability to meet human needs, restoration of essential operations and priority services, and the capability of the University to communicate in a timely manner in the event of an emergency or disaster.  ERRT comprises of key University administrators and staff who are responsible for, preparing for and responding to campus emergencies.  Members consist of:

Associate Vice President of Student Life
Associate Provost
Chief of Police
Director of Campus Services
Chief Information Officer
Preclinical Specialist
Director of Human Resources
Director of Sports Complex Operations
Director of Student Health Services
Associate Dean of Student Development
Emergency Preparedness Manager/Safety Specialist
Facility Manager, Athletic Fields
Master of Public Health Disaster Management Representative
Assistant Registrar for Tech Services

Alcohol and Drug Policy

Description: Guidelines regarding the use, sale, delivery, possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages in or on any property owned or controlled by the University.

Violence Prevention Initiatives

Description: Information about our policies and initiatives related to preventing and responding to incidents of gender based violence (sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual harassment)

Title IX
It is the policy of Benedictine University to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination based on sex (including sexual harassment and sexual violence) in the University’s educational program or activity, employment, and admissions. Title IX also prohibits retaliation for asserting or otherwise participating in or refusing to participate in the investigation of claims of sex discrimination. If you have any questions contact Dr. Tammy Sarver, Title IX Coordinator, Scholl Hall 228L; 630-829-6473; (tsarver@ben.edu), or in Arizona, Dr. Julie Cowgill,  Gillett Hall 230; 480-878-6703; (jcowgill@ben.edu), Deputy Title IX Coordinator. Additional information about reporting sexual harassment on campus and Title IX can be found at www.ben.edu/compliance/title-ix.cfm.

Title IX Policy and Reporting Title IX Policy