Survivor's Bill of Rights
If you are sexually assaulted, you have basic rights and considerations as a crime victim (including but not limited to):
- Have any allegations of sexual assault taken seriously and without any suggestion that survivors are responsible for sexual assault.
- Be treated with respect and dignity, regardless of gender, gender identity, race, age, income level, physical abilities, cognitive abilities, or sexual, medical and mental health history.
- Have timely access to emergency and crisis counseling services.
- Be accompanied by an advocate while receiving victim services.
- Be informed of legal rights and available resources.
- Be informed of safety planning and protection services.
- Be informed of appropriate follow-up treatment, medical testing and counseling.
- Be notified of options for and assistance with changing academic and/or living situations if so requested and if such changes are reasonably available.
- Have the College conduct a prompt and thorough investigation of the allegation, preserving the privacy of the survivor to the extent possible within the requirements of Title IX.
- Be able to give testimony in a campus hearing by means other than being in the same room with the accused.
- Have a support person present during campus disciplinary proceedings.
- Be informed of the outcome of the sexual assault disciplinary proceedings.