Title IX: Student Bill of Rights
Sex discrimination includes acts of sexual violence.
As a student, you have certain rights if you experience sexual violence by another student, an employee, or another person while on campus or involved in a college activity.
- Make a report to:
- An employee with the authority to address complaints, including the Title IX Coordinator, a Student Affairs employee, or a Human Resources employee;
- Campus Security;
- Local law enforcement and/or the NYS Police;
- Family Court or Civil Court.
- Confidentially or anonymously disclose a crime or violation and have the report taken seriously;
- Make a decision freely about whether or not to disclose a crime or violation and participate in the judicial or conduct process and/or criminal justice process free from pressure from the College;
- Be treated with dignity and receive courteous, fair, and respectful health care and counseling services, where available;
- Be free from any suggestion that you are at fault when these crimes and violations are committed, or that you should have acted in a different manner to avoid such a crime or violation;
- Describe the incident to as few individuals as practicable and not to be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident;
- Be free from retaliation by the College, the accused, and/or the respondent, and/or their friends, family and acquaintances;
- Access to at least one level of appeal of a determination;
- Be accompanied by an advisor of choice who may assist and advise you throughout the judicial or conduct process including during all meetings and hearings;
- Exercise civil rights and practice of religion without interference by the investigative, criminal justice, or conduct process of the College.