If you have been sexually assaulted or raped, or if think you have been but are not sure, it’s your decision whether you file a report or not. If there is a chance you’ll want to report the incident, either now or in the near future, evidence should be collected within 96 hours of the incident. Evidence can be collected at any hospital emergency department (locally at UHS Binghamton General Hospital or Lourdes Hospital).
If you choose to report the sexual assault, there are various options available to you, listed below. Some of these options require you to provide your name and contact information; in some cases this information can be kept confidential if you request it.
You aren't required to press charges or file a report, but you may choose to do so. If you choose to report the sexual assault, there are various options available to you.
Formal reports can be filed with:
Informal reports can be filed with:
To file a grievance with the Office of Student Conduct or to learn about your options within the conduct process contact:
Milton D. Chester, Director of the Office of Student Conduct.
Additional grievances can be addressed with the Title IX Coordinator, Val Hampton.
The IVP office and advocates from Crime Victim's Assistance Center can help you through this process.
Last Updated: 9/29/14