Sexual Misconduct: Survivor's Bill of Rights
If you experience sexual misconduct, you have basic rights and considerations (including but not limited to):
- Have any allegations of sexual misconduct taken seriously – free from any suggestion that survivors are responsible for the misconduct.
- Be treated with respect and dignity, regardless of gender, gender identity, race, age, income level, physical abilities, cognitive abilities, or sexual, medical and mental health history.
- Have timely access to emergency and crisis counseling services.
- Be accompanied by an advocate while receiving victim services.
- Be informed of legal rights and available resources.
- Be informed of safety planning and protection services.
- Be informed of appropriate follow-up treatment, medical testing and counseling.
- Be notified of options for and assistance with changing academic and/or living situations if so requested and if such changes are reasonably available.
- Have the College conduct a prompt and thorough investigation of the complaint, preserving the privacy of the victim to the extent possible within the requirements of Title IX and the integrity of the investigation.
- Be able to give testimony in a campus hearing by means other than being in the same room with the accused.
- Have a support person present during campus judicial proceedings.
- Be informed of the outcome of the campus judicial proceeding.