You have the right to…

  • Be treated with respect and dignity
  • Privacy. This means you can refuse to answer any questions about the sexual assault, your sexual orientation, your sexual history (including HIV status), and your medical history
  • Be notified of existing campus and community based medical, counseling, mental health and victims of sexual assault resources whether or not the crime is formally reported to campus or civil authorities
  • A timely disposition if reporting an incident to the College
  • Be notified of the outcome of the College’s sexual assault conduct proceedings against the accused
  • Have conversations with one of the licensed counselors in the Academic Advising Office
  • Have access to a local sexual assault crisis service center
  • Have access to a local domestic violence agency
  • Have a counselor/advocate to accompany you to medical and legal proceedings
  • Decide whether or not you want the police to investigate the assault
  • Request that someone you are comfortable with stay with you in the medical examination room
  • Ask questions and get answers regarding any tests, exams, medications, treatments or police reports
  • Not be judged on your race, age, class, marital status, gender or sexual orientation
  • Be considered a victim/survivor of sexual assault, regardless of the offender’s relationship to you

Additional information regarding sexual misconduct and campus policies is available here on the web site and on postings throughout the campus.