|Resource Name||Contact Info||Confidential?||Cornell?||Description||Services Offered||Additional Notes|
|Cornell CIS Diversity and Inclusion Officefirstname.lastname@example.org||Yes||Yes||Dr. LeeAnn Roberts, director of the CIS Diversity and Inclusion Office.||Discuss incidents, get support and resources.||**May be particularly useful for incidents that happen within CIS.|
|Cornell Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversityemail@example.com|
|Yes||Yes||The university's tool to report bias incidents, as well as contact info for two people who work in the office, Toral Patel and Anthony Sis. Both are confidential resources. You can report bias incidents anonymously.||Discuss bias incidents and can give you support and resources. |
Help you report the incident if you decide to.
|Office of the University Ombudsman||https://www.ombudsman.cornell.edu/||Yes||Yes||Offers a safe place where community members may discuss problems or issues within the University. Assists visitors in a variety of ways consistent with our mission. Overall, the Ombudsman is an advocate for fairness and equity, and does not take sides in diputes. |
Available to all students, faculty and staff affiliated with all units of Cornell University, excluding Weill Cornell Medicine.
|Provide a welcoming environment to listen to visitor concerns.|
Provide information on University policies and practices, and how to make the University aware of a particular problem.
Discuss and assist the visitor in evaluating available options.
Refer the visitor to the proper authority to resolve the situation.
While maintaining confidentiality, provide upward feedback to the administration (or others in authority) when a systemic issue or trend occurs.
|**Not available to those affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine|
|Cornell Health||https://health.cornell.edu/resources/health-topics/assault-harassment||Yes||Yes||Health center on the Ithaca campus||Phone consultations and assistance.|
Confidential medical care.
Guidance, assistance, transportation coordination, and follow-up care for emergency room visits to the Cayuga Medical Center for recording of evidence.
Couseling, drop-in consultations, and group therapy.
|Cayuga Medical Center||607-274-4411||Yes||No||Local hospital near the Ithaca campus||If you want to have physical / medical evidence of sexual assault recorded for legal purposes, you should be seen at a hospital emergency room within 72 hours of the incident. In Ithaca, this service is provided 24/7 by specially trained sexual assault nurse examiners at Cayuga Medical Center.|
|Victim Advocacy Program||https://health.cornell.edu/services/victim-advocacy||Yes||Yes||The university’s Victim Advocacy Program supports individuals who have experienced: Sexual assault or rape; Violent or potentially violent relationships; Stalking; Harassment; Physical or emotional/mental assault; Bias-related incidents; Hazing; Related types of victimization.||Personal support and an opportunity to talk about what happened.|
Information and answers to questions about options and resources, and help thinking through and deciding on a course of action.
Accompaniment to meetings, court hearings, etc., or serve as a liaison.
Connection with campus, community, and state resources for counseling, advising, or reporting. Also connection with University offices (when appropriate, advocates can work with faculty and staff).
|The Advocacy Center||http://www.actompkins.org/||Yes||No||Experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence can have both short and long term impacts on the life of the survivor and those who care about them. It is the mission of the Advocacy Center to increase the safety and reduce the trauma for those who have been impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, rape and child sexual abuse. Our trained advocates and volunteers work to provide high quality, trauma informed services guided by the needs of each person we serve.||Crisis services (24 hour hotline, shelter at a confidential safe house, go with you to a medical appointment, assistance developing a physical and emotional safety plan, etc.)|
Addressing emotional needs following a trauma, past or recent (support groups and empowerment classes, Support during court appearances and meetings with police or Title IX investigators, etc.)
Legal Advocacy (discuss your legal options, help obtaining an Order of Protection or emergency custody through Family Court, go with you to meetings with the District Attorney’s Office and court appearances, etc.)
LGBT+ Resource Center
|Sexual Harassment and Assault – Response and Education||https://www.share.cornell.edu/getcare/help-anytime/||N/A||Yes||List of resources||List of places you can reach out to, with confidentiality status noted|
|Crime Victims Treatment Center (CVTC) -- in NYC||https://www.cvtcnyc.org/||Yes||No||Name is scary, but supposedly it's a friendly, nice place where one can receive therapy for free for different sorts of harrassment||Counseling, Legal||**In NYC|
|Cornell Tech Resources||http://studentservices.tech.cornell.edu/health-wellness/emergencies/||N/A||Yes||List of resources for Cornell Tech||List of resources|
|Your Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) or Chair||No||Yes||Your department DGS or Chair||Can sometimes provide simple protections, like getting you out of a TA-ship or RA-ship, helping with graduate school beaurocracy, etc.|
|Title IX Office||https://titleix.cornell.edu/||No||Yes||Title IX office||Accommodations and protective measures.|
Reporting sexual and related misconduct against students, staff, and faculty (online at biasconcerns.cornell.edu).
Understanding related policies and procedures.
Connections to Cornell and community resources.
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