Key Resources on Campus

Sexual Violence Response (24/7/365)

Call (212) 854-4357 (HELP) to connect with survivor advocates for trauma-informed rape crisis/anti-violence support, including accompaniment to the hospital, police, or to other resources. SVR also offers prevention education.

Confidential

Counseling Services

Get trauma support and short-term counseling, referral for ongoing mental health services, and/or introduction to student support groups.

Confidential

Public Safety (24/7/365)

Call (212) 854-5555 when you need emergency response, security escorts or assistance with law enforcement.

Not Confidential

Gender-Based Misconduct Office

Receive help in seeking academic and other accommodations, and guidance through the complaint, investigation and adjudication process.

Not Confidential

For more resources, click here.

Welcome to the Sexual Respect Website

Here you can find help whenever you need it as well as resources and information about sexual respect in the Columbia community.

News

Update to the Gender-Based Misconduct Policy Provision on Sanctions

The Gender-Based Misconduct Policy has been updated to clarify the scope of sanctions involving “removal from leadership/supervisory positions within the University community.” This sanction can be applied to restrict a student from serving as a teaching assistant, course assistant, and/or grader either for a limited period of time or throughout the student’s affiliation with the University.

Why Sexual Respect?

The Sexual Respect Initiative is about understanding and responding to the links among us and doing what we can to create change, not just in this moment but throughout the year and beyond. 

Bwog Interviews Title IX Coordinator Marjory Fisher

"Bwog reporter Nikki Shaner-Bradford interviews Columbia’s newest Title IX Coordinator Marjory Fisher on the various aspects of her exciting and important position." 

Affirming protection for transgender students and other Columbia community members

At a time when the federal government has withdrawn important protections for transgender students, it is ever more important to reiterate Columbia’s own policy: All students, faculty, staff and visitors should use whichever restroom is most consistent with their gender identity.