Snow Closing
Holyoke Community College will be closed on Wednesday, November 26th due to inclement weather. There will be no day or evening classes. The college will re-open on Monday, December 1st.

Sexual Assault Incident Report Form

Sexual assault is a criminal offense. HCC encourages anyone who has experienced, witnessed, or heard of a sexual assault to report it so the survivor can get help and the college can respond appropriately.

The form provided here is for those who wish to report a sexual assault anonymously. Please read through the defined defenses below and fill out the form completely.  Your report will be sent anonymously to the HCC Police Department. If you wish to make a report through campus police, you may dial 911 from any on campus phone and you will be connected with an HCC police officer.

If you would like to speak with a counselor, please visit the Student Affairs office in FR224 or contact us at (413) 552-2231 and counseling will be arranged. For 24/7 mental health counseling you may also contact WellConnect at any time by calling 800-326-6142 (voice/TTY) or via the WellConnect website at wellconnect.cuthrive.com

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) (20 U.S.C. section 1092), information submitted via this form reflecting a reportable crime, as defined by the Clery Act, will be included in the Campus Safety Daily Crime Log. No names are included in the Daily Crime Log.

Offense Definitions

Forcible Sex Offenses

    • Forcible Rape: The carnal knowledge of a person; forcibly and/or against the person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving his/her temporary permanent mental or physical incapacity (or because of his/her youth).

    • Forcible Sodomy: Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against the person's will; or forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary permanent mental of physical incapacity.

    • Sexual Assault with an Object: The use of an object or instrument to unlawfully penetrate, however slight, the genital or anal opening of the body of another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will or not forcibly against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary permanent mental or physical incapacity.

    • Forcible Fondling: The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against the person's will; or not forcibly and/or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth of because of his/her temporary permanent mental of physical incapacity.

    Non-Forcible Sex Offenses

      • Incest: Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.

      • Statutory Rape: Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.
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