Sexual Misconduct, Including Harassment


Cornell University prohibits its faculty, administrative and academic staff, postdocs, and undergraduate and graduate students from engaging in any form of prohibited discrimination protected-status, harassment, sexual harassment, and sexual assault/violence, and expects these individuals to refrain from committing acts of discrimination, bias, or sexual assault/violence within the university’s jurisdiction. Reporting, understanding, and preventing unacceptable behaviors such as harassment is essential to maintaining our caring community.

Important Contact Information

  • For emergencies, including safety concerns, call CU Police at (607) 255-1111 or dial 911. 
  • For health concerns, call Cornell Health 24/7 at (607) 255-5155. 


Prohibited Discrimination, Protected-Status Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Assault and Violence, Policy 6.4 

Reporting Options

Complete this form on the Bias Reporting webpage or send an email to (link sends email) if you need to report sexual misconduct. 


Any member of the Cornell community who has experienced sexual harassment, assault, domestic violence, dating violence or stalking is encouraged to seek out confidential support.

Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations – Phone: 607 254-7232, or HR Policies.

Cornell community members are invited to contact this office regarding issues of harassment, including sexual harassment, and other forms of discrimination based on EEO-protected class status by Cornell staff or faculty members.

Office of Institutional Equity and Title IX – Phone: 607-255-2242,

Judicial Administrator – Phone:  607-255-4680,

Cornell graduate and professional students are invited to contact this office regarding issues of harassment, including sexual harassment, by another Cornell graduate, professional, or undergraduate student. 


The SHARE website has many resources to help you get support in the event of sexual harassment or assault. 

For 24/7 confidential consultation with a health care provider or counselor, students may call Cornell Health at (607) 255-5155


Janna Lamey
Senior Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life