Sexual harassment includes any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other unwelcome written, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. It can occur in a work, classroom or social setting and can be committed by a supervisor, Professor, boss or peer. Any experience that is having a negative or uncomfortable impact on you is important to discus.
Anyone, regardless of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation, can experience sexual harassment.
If you have been harassed by a Rutgers Employee, regardless of your university affiliation, you can find more information by visiting this website.
Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 bans sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, for any school receiving federal funds. While it is often thought of as a law that applies to athletic programs, Title IX is much broader than athletics and applies to many programs at a university. For more information on Title IX compliance and how it applies to sexual assault, please refer to the “Dear Colleague” letter issued by the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights. For information on Rutgers Title IX compliance, please click here.
We offer individual counseling to victim/survivors of stalking that is free and confidential. Our counseling services seek to provide you with the opportunity to talk about your feelings, fears, questions, whatever is on your mind. We will not try to “make you” do anything. We will not try and make you end relationships, press criminal charges or get a restraining order. What we will do is give you the opportunity to explore all of your options and help you make informed decisions. It is up to you. We wish to support you while you make these difficult choices. If you are interested in counseling, please call our office at (856) 225-6005 to make an appointment.