NYU's Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence, and Stalking Policy is designed to comply with applicable legal requirements, including Title IX. Students who experience harm (complainants) in situations involving sexual assault and relationship violence are afforded certain rights:
- The right to file an internal complaint with NYU and receive a prompt and equitable investigation and resolution of your complaint.
- The right to file a complaint with appropriate local law enforcement authorities for the purposes of filing a criminal complaint and/or seeking and enforcing a no-contact, restraining, or similar court order.
- The right to have support from NYU in seeking assistance from local law enforcement.
- The right to request and receive a change in your living situation if such a change is appropriate and reasonably available.
- The right to request and receive a change in your academic situation if such a change is appropriate and reasonably available.
- The right to be referred to on- and off-campus counseling, mental health, or other student services for survivors.
To find out more about your rights, contact Mary Signor, Executive Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and the University's Title IX Coordinator, at (212) 998-2352 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you choose to pursue a complaint through NYU and are not comfortable with the way things have been handled, you have the option of contacting the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights to gain additional assistance and file a complaint.
Crisis Response Counselors
Crisis Response Counselors at the Wellness Exchange can provide personal and confidential guidance about your options — call (212) 443-9999 for help at any point along the way. In an emergency? Dial 911 or the local equivalent. Keep in mind that contacting local authorities does not guarantee confidentiality. If you are in a safe place and would rather talk to an NYU counselor confidentiality, see step one.
Call the Wellness Exchange Hotline at (212) 443-9999 or chat via the app anytime and ask for a Crisis Response Counselor (CRC). They can talk through your medical, mental health, and legal options and meet with you in person. Available 24 hours a day, every day.