Due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus pandemic, St. Joseph's College will move all in-person classes to virtual and online formats for the remainder of the semester starting on Monday, March 30. Courses that are ready will start as early as March 23. Contact your professor for more information.

Check our Emergency Management section for further updates.

 

Student Bill of Rights

All Students have a right to:

  1. Make a report to local law enforcement, State Police or College Security;

    Contacting St. Joseph's College Security
    917.209.3625
    Campus Blue Light Boxes - Press the Red Button
    Dial 3 from any Campus Phone
    24 Hour Direct 631.831.4280

  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 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 the institution 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 institution representatives as practicable and not be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident;

  8. 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.

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

  10. 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;

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