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Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Education

St. Francis College seeks to maintain a safe learning, living and working environment.

In furtherance of the Franciscan Spirit, and in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its implementing regulations (“Title IX”), the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), as amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2013 (“VAWA”), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), Article 129-B of the New York State Education Law (“Article 129-B”), the New York State and New York City Human Rights Laws (“NYSHRL” and “NYCHRL”), and all other applicable law, the College is committed to maintaining a community free from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

In accordance with Title IX, the College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities that it operates, including admissions and employment.

If you or someone you know is or may be the victim of any form of sexual misconduct, the College strongly urges you to seek immediate assistance. Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from:
  • New York State Hotline for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence 800.942.6906
  • New York State Office of Victim Services 800.247.8035
  • Local Police (84th Precinct) and Emergency Assistance - Call 911
  • Campus Security - 718.489.5333 or, if on campus, extension 5333
  • Safe Horizon Rape and Sexual Assault Hotline - 866.689.HELP (4357)
  • Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Hotline - 800.621.HOPE (4673)
  • The College has a partnership with Beth Israel Hospital
  • NYPD Sex Crimes Report Hotline - 212.267.7273

It's On Us

For Students

Students who wish to make an official sexual misconduct complaint or report an incident of sexual misconduct to the College, please contact:

Linda Werbel Dashefsky
Title IX Coordinator
180 Remsen Street, Room 7304
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Email: [email protected]

For Employees

Faculty, Staff and Administration who wish to make an official sexual misconduct complaint or report an incident to the College, please contact:

Linda Werbel Dashefsky
Title IX Coordinator
180 Remsen Street, Room 7304
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Email: [email protected]

Campus Climate Survey

Sexual violence and gender-based misconduct remain pressing issues on college campuses across the nation. St. Francis College is engaged in efforts to increase awareness, and facilitate prevention and response. The Campus Climate Survey is one aspect of this effort.

Read the Results:

Counseling Center

Room 2310
718.489.5335
Monday - Friday: 10AM to 2PM

The Counseling Center focuses on providing information and assistance to help you identify and deal with emotional problems and mental health concerns before they develop into more serious issues. Center staff will help you understand your own mental health needs and provide a safe place to express yourself, without judgment.

Learn more ways we can help you.

Additional Videos

The following two videos are student made Public Service Announcement: