Speak with Meredith Harper Bonham (315-859-4020), the Senior Associate Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator, to discuss pursuing a formal complaint through College procedures. Conversations will be kept private, but the Title IX Coordinator is required to take some form of action in order to prevent further acts from occurring on our campus.
Filing a police report does NOT obligate you to follow through with legal action but it does preserve physical evidence.
Verbal or physical conduct based on a person's race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, age, sexual and affectional orientation/associations, or mental/physical disabilities that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, persistent or patently offensive that it has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with that person's work or academic performance, or that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, educational, or living environment, from both a subjective (the complainant's) and an objective (any reasonable person's) viewpoint.
Consent is: clear, unambiguous, affirmative, and mutually understood permission and agreement for each level of increased intimacy from holding hands to intercourse. Consent can be taken away at any time.