Title IX

If You've Been Accused of Harassment or Misconduct:

  1. Talk to someone you can trust: a friend, family member, counselor, or member of the clergy.

  2. Do not contact the alleged victim through any means—in person, by phone, by mail, by social media, via electronic communication, or through someone else. 

  3. Familiarize yourself with Bard's sexual assault policy and process for investigating complaints of sexual harassment so that you know what to expect.

  4. Be aware that retaliation against a complaint, or any behavior that could be interpreted as such, will not only make the situation worse but is also unlawful and could result in additional complaints of misconduct and possible sanctions.

If a Friend Is Accused of Assault


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