Education and Prevention

Students participate in sexual assault prevention educational programming during Orientation via skits led by Orientation Assistants.

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Medical Crisis Services

Geneseo Student Health and Counseling (Lauderdale Health Center, 585-245-5736/5716) is open Mondays and Thursdays from 8am–7pm, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8am–5pm. Geneseo Health and Counseling does not provide medical crisis services. (This is true of nearly all colleges and universities that are not affiliated with a major medical center). Students can contact Student Health and Counseling to schedule an appointment to discuss medical care options if desired.

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Sexual Health and Counseling Services

Student Health and Counseling offers confidential health care to full time students, including pregnancy and STI testing, emergency contraception, and counseling. These costs are covered by student health fees.

Mandatory Reporters or Campus Security Act Authorities (CSAs)

CSAs are members of the campus community who are required to file an official report with the College if they learn that a student has experienced sexual misconduct. CSAs are people in the following positions: faculty and staff advisors to student groups/clubs/Greek organizations, Vice President for Student and Campus Life, professional staff within Center for Community, Director and Assistant Director of Athletics, coaches of intercollegiate athletic teams, Dean of Residential Living, Area Coordinators, and Residence Hall Directors (RDs), Director of College Union and Activities and professional staff, University Police, and the Coordinator of Health Promotion. CSAs may report to the Deputy Title IX coordinator (585-245-5716) to fulfill their obligation to make an official report. CSAs will not be required to name the student who has been assaulted if the student would prefer to remain anonymous.

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Reporting a Student Sexual Assault: Who to Tell on Campus

The Deputy Title IX Coordinator (also known as the Title IX Coordinator for Students) serves as the chief student advocate for alleged victims of sexual misconduct. This person will review options with the alleged victim, provide support, offer resources, and maintain student anonymity. As of Spring 2012, this position is held by Melinda DuBois, Administrative Director of Student Health and Counseling, who can be reached at 585-245-5716.


An official report can also be made to University Police, the Dean and/or Assistant Dean of Students, or the Title IX Coordinator for the College. These offices are prepared to review the options that are available to alleged victims of sexual misconduct.

Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff members who are club advisors are mandated reporters/campus security authorities (CSAs). Other faculty and staff members are not CSAs, although they are encouraged to report the alleged misconduct to help improve the accuracy of our campus statistics. Faculty and staff are not required to name of the alleged victim of sexual misconduct. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator (also known as the Title IX Coordinator for Students) serves as the chief student advocate for alleged victims of sexual misconduct. As of Spring 2012, this position is held by Melinda DuBois, Administrative Director of Student Health and Counseling, who can be reached at 585-245-5716.