Sexual Misconduct, Including Harassment

Summary

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.

Policies

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

Reporting Options

Cornell strongly encourages individuals who have experienced, have knowledge of, or have witnessed gender-based harassment, sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, or other forms of sexual and related misconduct committed by or against students, staff, or faculty to report the incident immediately to the university.

For sexual and related misconduct—including gender-based harassment, sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, or other forms of sexual misconduct—report the incident through the following options:

Support

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.

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

Contact

Janna Lamey
Senior Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life
janna.lamey@cornell.edu