You have the right to make a report to Campus Security, local law enforcement, and/or State Police or choose not to report; to report the incident to your institution; to be protected by the institution from retaliation for reporting an incident; and to receive assistance and resources from your institution.
To file a report of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking, interpersonal violence, and/or to talk to the Title IX Coordinator for information and assistance individuals have many options (described below). All reports will be investigated in accordance with SUNY Broome Community College policy and the reporting individual’s identity shall remain private at all times if said reporting individual wishes to maintain privacy.
You may withdraw your complaint or involvement from the SUNY Broome Community College process at any time.
Confidential reporting is available when a reporting individual wishes to keep his/her identity unknown.
To disclose confidentially the incident to one of the following college officials, who by law may maintain confidentiality, and can assist in obtaining services individuals may contact:
- SUNY Broome Community College staff anonymously via an Online Reporting System
- Health Services
- Location: Science Building Room 102
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5181
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Counseling Services
- Location: Student Services Building Suite 210
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5210
- Email: email@example.com
More information on confidential report is available in the Options for Confidentially Disclosing Sexual Violence Policy.
To disclose confidentially the incident and obtain services from the New York State, New York City or county hotlines. Additional disclosure and assistance options are cataloged by the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and presented in several languages (or by calling +1 (800) 942-6906), and assistance can also be obtained through the following resources. Please note that these hotlines are for crisis intervention, resources, and referrals, and are not reporting mechanisms, meaning that disclosure on a call to a hotline does not provide any information to the campus. Reporting individuals are encouraged to additionally contact a campus confidential or private resource so that the campus can take appropriate action in these cases.
- Crime Victims Assistance Center
- Legal Momentum
- New York State Coalition Against Sexual Violence – NYSCASA
- New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence – NYSCADV
- Pandora’s Project
- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network – RAINN
- Safe Horizons
Private reporting is available when a reporting individual wishes to speak in a secure environment where only select SUNY Broome officials who need to know will be informed so that an investigation can take place.
You can disclose the incident to one of the following college officials who can offer privacy and can provide information about remedies, accommodations, evidence preservation, and how to obtain resources. Those officials will also provide the information contained in the Students’ Bill of Rights, including the right to choose when and where to report, to be protected by the institution from retaliation, and to receive assistance and resources from the institution. These college officials will disclose that they are private and not confidential resources, and they may still be required by law and college policy to inform one or more college officials about the incident. They will notify reporting individuals that the criminal process uses different standards of proof and evidence than internal procedures, and questions about the penal law or the criminal process should be directed to law enforcement or district attorney.
- Dr. Carol Ross-Scott, Vice President Student Development and Chief Diversity Officer
- Location: Wales Center, Admin Suite
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5199
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Paige Sedlacek, Affirmative Action Officer and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
- Location: Wales Building Room 103
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5213
- Email: email@example.com
- Marie Finelli, Public Safety Investigator, Training Coordinator, Resource and Compliance, and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
- Location: Public Safety Building
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5083
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Criminal reporting is available when a reporting individual wishes to pursue the option of criminal investigation and arrest. The victim/survivor can request that no criminal action be taken after speaking with Public Safety and hearing the options available.
To file a criminal complaint with SUNY Broome Community College Office of Public Safety, local law enforcement, and/or state police:
- SUNY Broome Community College Office of Public Safety
- Location: Public Safety Building
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5083
- Broome County Sheriff’s Office
- Location: 155 Lt. VanWinkle Drive, Binghamton, NY 13905
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-1911 or 911 if active emergency
- State police 24-hour hotline to report sexual assault on a New York college campus
- Phone: +1 (844) 845-7269
When the Accused is an Employee
In addition to the above, a reporting individual may also report the incident to the SUNY Broome Community College Office of Human Resources. A victim/survivor may request that one of the above referenced confidential or private employees assist in reporting to Employee Relations or Human Resources. Disciplinary proceedings will be conducted in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements. When the accused is an employee of an affiliated entity or vendor of the college, college officials will, at the request of the reporting individual, assist in reporting to the appropriate office of the vendor or affiliated entity and, if the response of the vendor or affiliated entity is not sufficient, assist in obtaining a persona non grata letter, subject to legal requirements and college policy.
- Office of Human Resources
- Location: Wales Building Rm. 103
- Phone: +1 (607) 778-5319