When you have a complaint, question or concern regarding discrimination, harassment, assault or abuse you have several options on how to proceed. The policy and procedures for complaints is listed under Policy & Procedure. This page explains what to report and to whom you can report it.

Reporting Situations

If it is truly an emergency situation we urge you to call 911 and contact Campus Safety, 315-268-6666.  Campus Safety can accept anonymous reports. 

It is against federal law for any member of the university community to retaliate against a complainant or a witness in a complaint.

All witnessed, experienced or known cases of discrimination or harassment should be reported. 

Any person can report an issue of discrimination or harassment to the Chief Inclusion Officer, Jennifer Ball, jball@clarkson.edu, 315/268-4208 168 Bertrand H. Snell Hall

Incidents involving staff should be reported to your direct supervisor or Human Resources.

Incidents involving student(s) should be reported to the Dean of Students, 315-268-6620.

Incidents involving Guests of students should be reported to the Dean of Students, 315-268-6620, involving Non-Students or Contractors Human Resources.

Reporting Procedure

If you need to report gender discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, intimate partner violence or stalking, please use the chart below.

If you need assistance dealing with any other discrimination or harassment please click here to contact us.  You can find the NYS Students Bill of Rights under Resources and Materials.

Click here for a downloadable PDF of this Reporting Procedure Chart: 

A chart on how the reporting procedure works.

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“No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex (gender), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence, victim status, marital status, personal status, ancestry, source of income, or other classes protected by law.”

-Clarkson University’s Non-Discrimination Policy

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