Human Resources


Student Bill of Rights

For sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

Complainants of the above offenses are entitled to:

  1. The right to make a report to the local law enforcement and/or the state police;

  2. The right to have disclosures of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking treated seriously;

  3. The right to make a decision about whether or not to disclose a crime or violation and participate in the University disciplinary process and/or criminal justice process free from pressure from the University;

  4. The right to participate in a process that is fair, impartial and provides adequate notice and meaningful opportunity to be heard;

  5. The right to be treated with dignity and to receive from the University courteous, fair and respectful health care and counseling services where available;

  6. The right to be free from any suggestion that the reporting individual is at fault when these crimes and violations were committed, or should have acted in a different manner to avoid such crimes or violations;

  7. The right to describe the incident to as few University representatives as practicable and not be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident;

  8. The right to be protected from retaliation by the University, any student, the accused and/or the respondent, and/or their friends, family and acquaintances within the jurisdiction of the University;

  9. The right to at least one level of appeal of a determination;

  10. The right to be accompanied by an advisor of choice who may assist and advise a reporting individual, accused or respondent throughout the University disciplinary proceedings including all meetings and hearings related to such proceedings;

  11. The right to exercise civil rights and the practice of religion without interference by the investigative, criminal justice or disciplinary proceedings of the University.


For further information, please contact:

Office of Human Resources
p – 516.877.3220
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