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Sexual Misconduct and Title IX

The University of Rochester is committed to creating a safe and supportive environment where all members of our community are treated with dignity and respect.

Here you will find information and resources available on campus and beyond to anyone who has experienced sex or gender discrimination, including sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence.

Get Immediate Help

  • Call University Public Safety(585) 275-3333
  • Dial #13 on campus blue phones
  • Call 911 (Police Dispatch, Monroe County Emergency Communications)

Form to Report Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Dating/Domestic Violence, Stalking, or Sexual Exploitation

Students, faculty, staff, visitors, and others may use this form to file a report about sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. You may fill this form out anonymously, which allows the University to capture information about what happened in case you wish to make a formal report in the future.

File an Initial Report

Resources and Procedures for reporting sexual misconduct

Learn what to do and who to contact if you or someone you know has experienced sexual misconduct.

24-hour Confidential Resources: 

  • University Counseling Center
    Available to University students
    The Center provides mental health support 24 hours a day. All calls with a UCC counselor are confidential.
  • RESTORE Sexual Assault Services
    Call the 24-hour confidential hotline for information and support.
    RESTORE is not affiliated with the University of Rochester and reports made to RESTORE are confidential and will not be shared with the University.

Contact the Title IX Office

To contact the Title IX Office, please send an email to The inbox is checked from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday (not checked on weekends or holidays).

The Title IX Office is part of the University of Rochester’s Office of Equity and Inclusion

Title IX Coordinators

The University has a designated Title IX Coordinator and seven Deputy Title IX Coordinators who can answer questions and assist you with reporting options and resources. You are welcome to contact any of the coordinators, even if the person is in a different school or unit than you.

Please note that Title IX Coordinators and Deputy Coordinators are private, but not confidential resources. They will address your complaint with sensitivity and keep your information as private as possible. For confidential resources, please contact a confidential counselor or file an anonymous “proxy” report.

Title IX Office Staff

RESTORE Sexual Assault Services: Talk to an Advocate

College advocates from RESTORE Sexual Assault Services are available to meet with University students who have experienced sexual assault, harassment, stalking, or dating/domestic violence (on or off campus locations). 

Hours and locations

River Campus
Taylor Hall 01
Mondays and Thursdays 

9 a.m.  to 5 p.m.

Eastman School
1st Floor Conference Room, Eastman Student Living Center
Tuesdays 3 p.m. to 6:15 pm.
Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Who are college advocates?

College advocates help students review options—whether it's days, months, or years after an incident or situation occurred—and can act as advisors to those who choose to go through the student conduct process. RESTORE services are free and confidential.

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