Safe Campus

Sexual Violence and Title IX at SKC

In an Emergency Dial 9-1-1 or 9-3-3


Sexual Violence

Salish Kootenai College does not condone or tolerate acts of sexual violence perpetrated by or against members of its student, staff and faculty community. As an institution of higher education, SKC is committed to ensuring that all students, regardless of their background or identity, have access to a quality learning experience and the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a safe supportive learning environment. Further, all forms of sexual violence, including rape and sexual assault, interferes with students’ abilities to be active, engaged learners. As such, the College is actively committed to reducing and eradicating the incidences of sexual violence an eliminating the root caused that lead to sexual violence, as well as providing appropriate support to victims and survivors when an act of sexual violence does occur.

SKC insists upon an environment free of sexual violence. Students have the right to pursue their education without experiencing this kind of behavior. Acts of violence are deeply harmful to complainants, degrading to the campus community and will not be tolerated. Confidential options to assist in making reporting decisions:


Domestic Violence Resources

SAFE Harbor

SAFE Harbor provides domestic violence victims assistance in Lake County Montana. This website will have much more information to assist you in finding resources or if you want to help Safe Harbor this site will also provide a place for you give, volunteer, or get involved.

676-0800 (24 hours)

SAFE Harbor Website

SKC Center for Prevention & Wellness

Center for Prevention & Wellness Located in the Agnes Kenmille Building Salish Kootenai College.

275-4913 or 275-4920 (Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm)

Center for Prevention & Wellness Website

Reporting Sexual Violence

SKC Campus Crime Policy

Students who are a victim or survivor of sexual assault/violence are strongly encouraged to report the incident. To report, students have many different resources available. To file a complaint of sexual violence or any form of discrimination that may also be a crime, you may contact one of the offices below, depending on whom the complaint is against (faculty/staff, visitor or student) and you many also contact:

SKC Security
SKC phone: Ext 211

Lake County Sheriffs Office
or 911

CSKT Police (Tribal)
An advocate can be requested

Filing a Sexual Assault Complaint

To file a complaint of sexual assault or any form of discrimination that may be a violation of the Student Code, you may contact one of the offices below, depending on whom the complaint is against (faculty/staff, visitor or student):

Title IX Coordinator Big Knife Building
Venessa Sandoval
(406) 275-4800