How Do I ... Handle Harassing or Threatening E-mails


Step 1

Consider informing the sender that you do not want to receive any further communications by replying:

Option 1 - reply

"I do not wish to receive any further communications from you of any sort."

Option 2 - reply with a CC to athorities (, nso@uwo,ca 

“I do not wish to receive any further communications from you of any sort. A copy of this e-mail is being forwarded to the Campus Community Police Service, University Network Security Office, and Equity & Human Rights Services. Further communication of any sort will result in immediate notification to University Authorities and the Police."


Sending the above e-mail to Campus Police, Equity & Human Rights Services and the Network Security Office is for their information and tracking purposes only.   You will need to contact the appropriate department directly to assist you with various options, including further action if this is required.

Retain a copy of all e-mail messages.  These will be required if any further action is taken later.


Step 2 - If the sender persists

Contact Equity & Human Rights Services and/or Campus Police for advice or further action.  The Network Security Office will be engaged directly by Campus Police as needed.

Equity & Human Rights Services: Campus Community Police Service: Network Security Office:
Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Sciences Building
Lawson Hall
ITS, Support Services Building
Room 330 Room 1257  
519 661-3334 x83334 519 661-3300 x83300 or x911 519 661-3800 x83800
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