A dark and often hidden side of student life is the prevalence of sexual assault. Know the resources for keeping yourself and others safe, supporting victims, and holding perpetrators accountable.
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According to RAINN (the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), college women aged 18-24 are at three times greater risk of sexual violence. Among undergraduate students, 26.4 percent of females and 6.8 percent of males experience rape or sexual assault through physical force, violence, or incapacitation, RAINN statistics show.
Check out RAINN’s Staying Safe on Campus webpage for important advice that may make a world of difference in your college experience.
Here is contact information concerning sexual assault for students studying in Tompkins County:
Free, confidential, local support and advocacy for survivors, friends, and families around domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse.
Hotline (607) 277-5000
Office (607) 277-3203
RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline and provides programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
Hotline 24/7 (800) 656-HOPE
Online (en español)
Sexual Violence Prevention Network (Cornell University)
Student organization helps victims and survivors and promotes equity in relationships through events, campaigns, and partnerships.
IC Strike (Ithaca College)
Student organization dedicated to education, activism, tangible change,and allyship for survivors of sexual assault and violence.
Cornell Police (607) 255-1111
Victim Advocacy (607) 255-1212
Title IX Office (607) 255-2242
Student Conduct (607) 255-4680
Campus Police (607) 274-3353
CAPS (607) 274-3136
Title IX Office (607) 274-7761
Student Conduct (607) 274-3375
Tompkins Cortland Community College
Campus Police (607) 844-6511
Counseling (607) 844-6577
Title IX Office (607) 844-4440
Student Conduct (607) 844-8222 x6591