Student Bill of Rights - “Enough is Enough”

In accordance with New York State Education Law, Article 129-B, also known as Enough is Enough, the following is the list of rights students can expect when reporting or responding to sexual offenses and relationship violence at LIM College.

All students have the right to:

  • Make a report to local law enforcement and/or state police; 
  • Have disclosures of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault treated seriously; 
  • 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; 
  • Participate in a process that is fair, impartial, and provides adequate notice and a meaningful opportunity to be heard; 
  • Be treated with dignity and receive from the institution courteous, fair, and respectful healthcare and counseling services, where applicable; 
  • 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; 
  • Describe the incident to as few institution representatives as practicable and not be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident; 
  • Be protected from retaliation by the institution, any student, the accused, and/or the respondent, and/or their friends, family, and acquaintances, within the jurisdiction of the institution; 
  • Access at least one level of appeal of a determination; 
  • Be accompanied by an advisor of 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 
  • Exercise civil rights and practice of religion without interference by the investigative, criminal justice, or judicial or conduct process of the institution. 

For additional information, contact:

Interim Title IX Coordinator
Christopher Barto
Vice President of Government Relations and Community Affairs
Maxwell Hall - 2nd Floor
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
T: 6212-310-0635

Deputy Title IX Coordinator 
Focrun Nahar
Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
Maxwell Hall, 3rd Floor, 310
216 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017-3304
T: 212-310-0640

For further information on all of the College’s policies and procedures associated with reporting and responding to sexual misconduct and sexual assault violations, please see the following documents: