Sexual Misconduct Policy

Commitment to Addressing and Preventing Sexual Misconduct

Augsburg University strives to maintain a community free of sexual misconduct and is committed to addressing sexual misconduct.  The University works to create and maintain a positive learning, working, and living environment in which community members are aware of and respect the rights of others and in which community members take responsibility for their actions.  To that end, the University prohibits sexual misconduct and will take steps to prevent its recurrence and to correct its effects.

Augsburg Sexual Misconduct Policy

If you need immediate help, 612-330-1717 (Department of Public Safety).

To report sexual harassment or sexual violence, you may use the following link to connect to our online reporting form.

Sexual Misconduct Reporting Form


Anyone who experiences or is aware of an incident of sexual misconduct is strongly encouraged to share the information with the University and to seek support. To learn more about the process and consider available options, faculty, staff, and students may contact:
Deputy Officer for Students
Sarah Griesse| Dean of Students| Memorial Hall, Room 118F| 612-330-1489|
Deputy Officer for Athletics
Kelly Anderson Diercks| Associate Athletic Director| Si Melby Hall, Room 205F| 612-330-1245|
Deputy Officer for Employees
Dawn Miller|Interim Director and Chief Human Resources Officer| Memorial Hall 19| 612-330-1783|
Deputy Officer
Leif Anderson| Chief Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer | Memorial Hall 124| 612-330-1497|

You can also contact Scott Brownell, Director of Public Safety, at, 612-330-1644, or in his office in the Mortensen/Urness lobby.


The Aurora Center:  For survivor assistance, advocacy, and education, you may contact The Aurora Center located at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus.
117 Appleby Hall
128 Pleasant Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-626-2929
24/7 Hotline: 612-626-9111
Web: Web Site or

OutFront Minnesota (For LGBTQIA Community)
310 E 38th St Suite 209
Minneapolis MN, 55409
Anti-Violence Program Crisis Line: 612-822-0127 option 3

Sexual Violence Center
3757 Freemont Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55412

National Helplines & Resources

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project Hotline

Love is Respect Hotline

National Sexual Assault Hotline

The Network La Red (Spanish and English)

The Trevor Project

Affordable University’s Online’s Social Media/Online Harassment Resource Center