Confidential Resources

A Note About Confidentiality

Most Columbia, Teachers College, and Barnard staff and faculty are obligated reporters who will respect the privacy of information, but cannot generally promise complete confidentiality, as they are required to report to the Title IX Coordinator.


Sexual Violence Repsonse & Rape Crisis / Anti-Violence Support Center
212-854-HELP (4357)

Columbia Medical Services (Morningside)

CU Medical Center (CUMC, 168th Street & Broadway)

CU Counseling & Psychological Services

CU Office of the University Chaplain - Clergy Members

TC Ombuds

TC Ombuds for Gender-Based Misconduct Concerns

Please refer to this guide for RESOURCES:

Protecting Against and Responding to Sexual Violence

Supporting the Academic Success of Pregnant and Parenting Students
Under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights
June 2013


Pregnant and parenting students

Per New York State 129B Sexual Assault ""Enough is Enough" Law, Effective October 7, 2015

Teachers College is committed to the academic success and safety of our students. Sexual violence prevention on college campuses is a prominent concern nationally, locally and on our campuses.

Please know that our newly enrolled students are required to participate in the following:

  1. View the TC on-line Sexual Violence Prevention video - PETSA (Personal Empowerment Through Self-Awareness); and
  2. At orientations – attend the in-class Gender-Based Misconduct Policy for Students education sessions about the TC/Columbia policy, affirmative consent, resources and support.

Teachers College students have access to educational and support services. Through the academic year, the College offers additional trainings about Sexual Violence Prevention including Domestic/Dating Violence, Stalking and Sexual Assault. Also, we offer Affirmative Consent, Bystander Intervention and Men's Peer Group Education sessions.

We invite you to explore this website to learn more about the TC and Columbia policies, resources and support that we provide our students, faculty and staff.

For more information, please click the links below:

Sexual Respect

TC policies

The Policy on Romantic or Sexual Relationships between Faculty (and other instructional staff) and Students is available on the College Policy Library.

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