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.
Photo of Columbia Business School students, courtesy Halle Morse CBS '20, Fall 2018.

News

Student Privacy and the Gender-Based Misconduct Process

November 2018 - The University takes very seriously our commitment to student privacy, and we will not generally share information about individual cases other than with the students who are parties (complainants and respondents) in a case.  This is true even if one or both students have shared information about their case, either privately or publicly. Here’s why.
 

University pledges to maintain support for students as Trump administration announces new sexual misconduct rules

“Title IX regulations from the government are one piece of the broader shaping of the culture around these issues. Most fundamentally, we have an interest in having a safe and supporting community of students, faculty, and staff and will continue to support students in reporting incidents of misconduct and in knowing that if they report, all students involved in the process will be treated fairly."
- Executive Vice President for University Life, Suzanne Goldberg

Annual Reports from EOAA and Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention and Response

Both reports aim to engage our University community – students, faculty and staff – in creating a climate where all can study, work, and live free from gender-based misconduct and other forms of discrimination and harassment.
 

Affirming protection for Columbia’s transgender students, faculty and staff

October 2018 - In light of recent news reports about a proposed federal policy that would restrict the rights of transgender individuals, it is important that we reiterate Columbia's commitment to our transgender and gender non-binary students, faculty, staff and other community members.