Sexual respect is a commitment to communicating and acting with integrity and respect for others.
Key Resources on Campus
Confidential resources do not share identifying information with anyone. Confidential resources do not share identifying information with anyone, except as required by law in emergency circumstances.
Non-confidential resources disclose information only when necessary to help students get additional services or to protect community safety. All efforts are made to protect your privacy to the greatest extent possible.
Sexual Violence Response
Call (212) 854-4357 (HELP) (24/7/365) to connect with survivor advocates for trauma-informed rape crisis/anti-violence support, including accompaniment to the hospital, police, or to other resources. Sexual Violence Response also offers prevention education.
Get trauma support and short-term counseling, referral for ongoing mental health services, and/or introduction to student support groups.
Call (212) 854-5555 (24/7/365) when you need emergency response, security escorts or assistance with law enforcement.
Student Conduct and Community Standards
Center for Student Success and Intervention
Receive help in seeking academic and other accommodations, and guidance through the complaint, investigation and adjudication process.
More On-Campus Resources
Student Health Services
Routine and urgent medical assistance, sexual health, reproductive and gynecological services, LGBTQ+ health care and confidential HIV testing. Health Services has locations on the following campuses:
John Jay Hall, 4th Floor, Morningside Campus
*After hours, press 4
Brooks Hall, Lower Level
855-622-1903 after hours
Tower 2, 100 Haven Avenue
2nd Floor, Suite 230
Title IX Office
Oversight of Title IX investigations, complaint resolutions, gender-based misconduct policy training, and University compliance with laws prohibiting sex discrimination.
(Claremont Ave./120th St.)
Receive guidance through the complaint, investigation and adjudication process, as well as help in seeking academic and other accommodations. For more information, visit the website or the location on the main campus listed below.
800 Watson Hall
(612 W. 115th St./Broadway & Riverside Dr.)
Pastoral and Spiritual Counseling
Faith-based support and identity-based counseling, on-campus worship, and other programs from the Office of the University Chaplain. No personal religious affiliation required. On-call clergy available.
New York, NY 10027
710 Lerner Hall
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action works to prevent and respond to discrimination and harassment by developing and implementing policies and procedures that address discrimination, harassment, gender-based misconduct, permitted and prohibited relationships, the duty to report and the duty to act, in accordance with relevant federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws.
103 Low Library
New York, NY 10027
April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month – I am & I can
This April, Columbia Health Sexual Violence Response (SVR) reminds the community that from small steps to big leaps and everything in between, whoever you are or wherever you are from, you CAN help build a compassionate and accountable community where sexual assault can end.
These events are open to all students, faculty, and staff of Columbia and affiliate schools.
Friday, April 14 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Speaker Adam Dodge (EndTAB) discusses what abuse in online spaces looks like, how different genders experience it, and how can we be part of the solution.
Tuesday, April 18 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Sex & pleasure educator Luna Matatas will be busting myths about kink, teaching skills like communicating your fantasy, giving and receiving consent, exploring fantasies and navigating shame.
Wednesday, April 26 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Stop by the Lerner Ramps to grab some swag, take the Denim Day Pledge, and participate in some myth-busting. You can share why you wear denim and your commitment to creating a community of compassion and accountability – where survivors are supported and not blamed after an assault.