Sexual Misconduct & Campus Security

Sexual Misconduct

Weill Cornell Medical College is committed to providing an employment, education and living environment free from all acts of sexual misconduct, and will not tolerate sexual misconduct by or against students, staff, faculty, alumni or visitors. We will respond promptly and appropriately to all reports of sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to: sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, rape, domestic violence, sexual coercion and stalking. Sexual misconduct also covers sexual discrimination and sexual harassment.

Any person or group believing that they have experienced sexual misconduct in the context of academic pursuit, the living/learning environment or employment should report the matter promptly, for guidance regarding appropriate action, counseling and other support services, to one of the following Title IX coordinators:

Brittney Blakeney, JD
Title IX Coordinator/Director, Office Institutional Equity
575 Lexington Avenue, Suite 670
New York, NY 10022
T 646.962.9796
C 718.619.5527

For after-hours emergencies, contact:

Director, Brittney Blakeney: 718.619.5527

For urgent matters, contact:

  • Campus Security: (212) 746-0911

For emergency and confidential assistance, especially in the case of sexual assault or violence, contact:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (525 E. 68th St.)
    • NYPH ER: (212) 746-5026
    • NYPH VIP (Victim Intervention Program): (212) 746-9414
  • Emergency Medical Services: 911

You have the right:

  • to make a report to university police or campus security: (212) 746-0911, local law enforcement and/or state police, or choose not to report
  • to report the incident to Weill Cornell Medical College
  • to be protected by Weill Cornell Medical College from retaliation for reporting an incident
  • to receive assistance and resources from Weill Cornell Medical College

We strongly encourage students to report instances of violence, stalking or sexual assault to institution officials. A complainant or bystander acting in good faith who discloses any incident of sexual misconduct to WCMC officials or law enforcement will not be subject to the Weill Cornell Medical College Code of Conduct for violations of alcohol and/or drug use policies occurring at or near the time of the commission of violence, stalking or sexual assault.

For confidential mental health care, the following campus resources are available:

PDF icon Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

Campus Security

These reports include statistics concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings, on property owned or controlled by Weill Cornell Medical College, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The reports also include institutional policies concerning campus security, including sexual assault and other matters.

PDF icon 2022 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

PDF icon 2021 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

PDF icon 2020 Campus Security and Fire Safety Report

Other Resources

Cornell University’s Victim Advocacy Program: A group of advocates trained to assist members of the Cornell community who are victims of harmful, threatening, or violent incidents, including sexual assault or rape.

Cornell University’s Sexual Harassment and Assault – Response and Education (SHARE): A website with important and timely information to the Cornell community about sexual harassment, assault, gender discrimination, and other related forms of violence. 

Crime Victims Treatment Center:  A program providing survivors of interpersonal violence in NYC with free, confidential support services.

Safe Horizon Intimate Partner Violence Hotline: A victim assistance organization offering shelter placement and assistance navigating medical, legal, and mental health options.

Sanctuary for Families: A counseling and crisis service for survivors of intimate partner or family abuse and other forms of gender-based violence.

Family Justice Centers: A network of NYC services providing criminal justice, civil, legal, and social services for survivors of intimate partner violence.

The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault: A team of professionals working to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research, and advocacy.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): The nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country.

Male Survivor: An international community providing critical resources to male survivors of sexual trauma and their loved ones in recovery by building communities of hope, healing, and support.

The Joyful Heart Foundation: A national organization seeking to transform our society’s response to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and child abuse by advocating for policy reform and educating the community.

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