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Student Bill of Rights

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If you experience sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, stalking, or any other form of sexual misconduct, New York Film Academy is here to support you. 

 

If you would like to receive the information provided below and resources available to you in your native language, please contact your campus Title IX Coordinator: NYC Campus:  NYtitle9@nyfa.edu; SB Campus: SBtitle9@nyfa.edu; LA Campus: LAtitle9@nyfa.edu  

 

STUDENT BILL OF RIGHTS

All students have the right to: 

  1. Make a report to local law enforcement and/or state police;

  2. Have disclosures of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault treated seriously;

  3. Make a decision about whether or not to disclose a crime or violation and participate in the judicial or conduct process and/or criminal justice process free from pressure by the institution;

  4. Participate in a process that is fair, impartial, and provides adequate notice and a meaningful opportunity to be heard;

  5. Be treated with dignity and to receive from NYFA courteous, fair, and respectful health care and counseling services, where available;

  6. Be free from any suggestion that the reporting individual is at fault when these crimes and violations are committed, or should have acted in a different manner to avoid such crimes or violations;

  7. Describe the incident to as few NYFA representatives as practicable and not be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident;

  8. Be protected from retaliation by NYFA, any student, the accused and/or the Respondent, and/or their friends, family and acquaintances within the jurisdiction of NYFA; 

  9. Have access to at least one level of appeal of a determination;

  10. Be accompanied by an Advisor of their choice who may assist and advise a reporting individual, accused, or respondent throughout the judicial or conduct process including during all meetings and hearings related to such  process; and

  11. Exercise civil rights and practice of religion without interference by the investigative, criminal justice, or judicial or conduct process of NYFA.

Click here to file an online report or for more information on NYFA’s Title IX Grievance Policy & Procedure and Sexual Misconduct Policy.

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