Being Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Understanding Your Rights

  1. Right to a hearing on campus (Student Code of Conduct 7.1.2.2.11)

  1. Right to privacy (Student Code of Conduct 7.1.2.2.9)

  1. Right to exclude own prior sexual history with anyone other than the reporting party

  1. Right to make an impact statement

  2. Right to an advisor

  1. Right to appeal a decision made by a hearing board or officer

Next Steps

Being accused of sexual misconduct can sometimes be confusing or alarming, and it can be difficult to know what the best steps to take are. Here is a list of some of your options:

  • Schedule an appointment with someone from the Title IX Office

  1. Review Ithaca College’s policy on Sexual Misconduct

  1. Get assigned a College Trained Advisor

  1. Make an appointment at CAPS (Center for Counseling and Psychological Services)

  1. Review Respondent Brochure

  1. Confide in a trusted friend in your life

  1. Utilize a confidential resource

If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Title IX Office at 607-274-7761.