Annual Report: Student Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention and Response

The Student Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention and Response Annual Report includes data on the University’s extensive training and resources for students and on gender-based misconduct reports and resolutions. Read the report.

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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.


Counseling Services

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


Public Safety (24/7/365)

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

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Student Conduct and Community Standards

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

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Annual Reports: EOAA and Student Gender-Based Misconduct Prevention and Response

November 23, 2020 - We write today to share two important annual reports from the Offices of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EOAA) and Student Conduct and Community Standards. 

Sexual Respect Event: Understanding Title IX and Columbia’s Gender-Based Misconduct Policy, Fri, 10/30 at Noon ET

October 22, 2020 - Columbia experts will help you get to know Title IX federal law – including recent changes and its history – and how it relates to University policy for students on sexual assault, sexual harassment and other gender-based misconduct.   

Gender-Based Misconduct: New Title IX Regulations and Columbia's Commitment

August 17, 2020 - Columbia’s updated gender-based misconduct policies for students, faculty, and staff, now in place in response to regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education in May. These regulations have been the subject of substantial controversy, so we take this opportunity to share information that will be of interest. 

Gender-Based Misconduct and Interim Title IX Policies and Procedures for Students

August 14, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Education has issued new regulations for colleges and universities that address sexual assault and other gender-based misconduct. To comply with these regulations, the University has revised its existing policy for those types of misconduct (the “Interim Title IX Policy”). The University will also maintain the “Gender-Based Misconduct Policy” for other types of gender-based misconduct that are not covered by the new regulations.