If an act of sexual misconduct has been committed against you, especially an act of sexual violence, we strongly urge you to consider filing a complaint against the person(s) responsible.
There are no guarantees about the outcome of criminal and even disciplinary hearings, but most survivors end up feeling empowered by the process itself – demanding accountability can be a very powerful experience. Also, sexual aggression is rarely an isolated incident; by taking action, you may prevent others from being harmed.
If you do choose to file a complaint, you have a few different options. Depending upon your own goals and concerns, you may choose to take one or more of these forms of action: