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Supportive Measures

Supportive measures are non-disciplinary, non-punitive individualized services offered as appropriate, as reasonably available, and without fee or charge to the Complainant or the Respondent before or after filing a formal complaint or where no formal complaint has been filed. Such measures are designed to restore or preserve equal access to Pepperdine's education programs or activities without unreasonably burdening the other party, including measures designed to protect the safety of all parties or the University's educational environment or deter Sexual Misconduct.


  • Access to counseling services and assistance in setting up an initial appointment, on and off-campus
  • Imposition of mutual restrictions on contact between the parties (or a one-way no-contact order when appropriate)
  • Rescheduling of exams or assignments
  • Providing alternative course completion options
  • Changing class schedules, including the ability to transfer course sections or withdraw from a course without penalty
  • Changing work schedules, job assignments, or work environment
  • Changing a student's University-owned housing
  • Assistance from University support staff in completing University housing relocation
  • Limiting an individual's or organization's access to certain University facilities or activities pending resolution of the matter
  • Increased security and monitoring of certain areas of the campus
  • Voluntary leave of absence
  • Providing an escort to ensure safe movement between classes and activities
  • Providing medical services
  • Providing pregnancy support
  • Providing academic support services, such as tutoring
  • Any other actions deemed appropriate by the University Title IX Coordinator

Please see the complete Sexual Misconduct Policy, Section IX, to review Supportive Measures.