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Supportive measures

The Title IX Coordinator or Deputies can work with individuals who are involved in a report of sexual misconduct violation to ensure they are safe and able to fully participate in classes, activities and the residential experience. These are called supportive measures. Individuals who are accused of violating the policy may also be entitled to supportive measures. Supportive measures may be issued even if a report does not go forward as a formal grievance.

Common supportive measures include but are not limited to:

  • No contact directives between parties-contact between the victim and accused is prohibited
  • Absence considerations
  • Course adjustments
  • Alternative housing arrangements
  • Adjustments to a student or employee’s job responsibilities or work hours
  • Assistance to connect with community resources  
  • Supportive measure requests must be reasonable and are determined on a case-by-case basis. No accommodations shall alter the fundamental outcomes of the course, program or activity.  
  • The Title IX Coordinator will work with departments and programs on campus to ensure timely implementation of the supportive measures


The College will maintain as confidential to the extent that maintaining such confidentiality would affect the ability of the College to provide the supportive measures. Any concern about a violation of a supportive measure or confidentiality should be reported to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Melissa Watschke, MSW, LICSW,, (218) 625-4444.

Contact Us

Portrait of Melissa Watschke Melissa Watschke, MSW, LICSW
Title IX, ADA/504 Coordinator
(218) 625-4444

Stacy Deadrick
Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Athletics
(218) 723-6299

Kelly Durick-Eder
Title IX Deputy of Employee Equity
Science 2131
Duluth Campus
(218) 723-5961