Sexual assault

State law

  • Rape is a violation of the California Penal Code - Section 261.

District and college policy

- The Student Code of Conduct prohibits: "Rape, date rape, sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, or threat of an assault upon a student or member of the college community on District property, or at a college or District-sponsored or supervised function."

Federal and state law

- Education, Prevention and Reporting

Reporting procedures

- if a sex offense occurs, students may contact:

  • Campus Police Services - 925-969-2785
  • President's Designee (Conduct Code) - TBA
  • Vice President of Student Services  - 925-969-2005 

Campus programs and services

  • Brown Bag Personal Safety workshop with Campus police - (generally  scheduled each September)
  • Other workshops TBA (contact Student Life Office at 925-969-4267) 

24-hour anonymous/confidential telephone hotlines

Rape Crisis Center of Central Contra Costa

  • Crisis Hotline...................925 798-7273 (24 hour)
  • Non-emergency Services...510 237-0113

RAINN hotline..........................1 800 656-HOPE ~ (calls will be answered by nearest crisis center in your area code)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Judicial Education Program - free online training and resources for adult victims of sexual assault

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (2010)

  • Black, M.C., Basile, K.C., Breiding, M.J., Smith, S.G., Walters, M.L., Merrick, M.T., Chen, J., and Stevens, M.R. (2011). The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Center for Public Integrity