Statistics

Title IX Statistics at a Glance for Rutgers-New Brunswick

Academic Year 2020 - 20211

Note: In this context, the Title IX reports are represented in numbers. However, we recognize that these numbers reflect the deeply personal experiences of our students and community.

119 Reports

Total number of reports received by the Office of Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX (“the Title IX Office”), including reports of Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Stealthing, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Gender-Based Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Misconduct outside the scope of Title IX, or a combination of these.

12 Went through a formal process

  • 11 Investigations
    • 3 Cases awaiting hearing process (as of 9/9/21)
    • 2 Complaints withdrawn by party(ies)
    • 6 Responding Party accepted or found responsible
    • Responding Parties found not responsible
  • 1 Resolved through Alternative Dispute Resolution

107 Did not go through a formal process

  • 41 Insufficient information (Most commonly, the report did not include contact information for the Complaint Party and the Title IX Office was not able to independently determine that information)
  • 34 No jurisdiction over the accused (Most commonly, Responding Party was not affiliated with Rutgers or was a Rutgers employee. Per University policy, all cases in which the Responding Party was a Rutgers employee were forwarded to the Office of Employment Equity)
  • 17 Complaint Parties did not respond to outreach
  • 10 Complaint Parties requested the University not take action
  • 3 Complaint Party requested only supportive measures, which were provided
  • 2 Information was submitted that was not actually a policy violation

1September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021.


Academic Year 2019 - 20201

Note: In this context, the Title IX reports are represented in numbers. However, we recognize that these numbers reflect the deeply personal experiences of our students and community.

238 Reports

Total number of reports received by the Office of Student Affairs Compliance & Title IX (“the Title IX Office”), including reports of Sexual Assault or non-consensual sexual contact, Sexual Harassment, Gender-based Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual Intimidation, Relationship Violence, Stalking, Retaliation, or a combination of these.

27 Went through a formal process

  • 21 Investigations
    • 2 Complaints withdrawn by party(ies)
    • 8 Not charged with a policy violation
    • 11 Charged with a policy violation
      • 11 Responding Parties accepted or found responsible
  • 6 Resolved through Alternative Dispute Resolution

211 Did not go through a formal process

  • 52 Insufficient information (Most commonly, the report did not include contact information for the Complaint Party and the Title IX Office was not able to independently determine that information)
  • 47 No jurisdiction over the accused (Most commonly, Responding Party was not affiliated with Rutgers or was a Rutgers employee. Per University policy, all cases in which the Responding Party was a Rutgers employee were forwarded to the Office of Employment Equity)
  • 82 Complaint Parties did not respond to outreach
  • 20 Complaint Parties requested the University not take action
  • 8 Complaint Parties requested only supportive measures, which were provided
  • 2 Information was submitted that was not actually a policy violation

1September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020.


Academic Year 2018 – 20192

Note: In this context, the Title IX reports are represented in numbers. However, we recognize that these numbers reflect the deeply personal experiences of our students and community.

157 Reports

Total number of reports received by the Title IX Office, including reports of Sexual Assault or non-consensual sexual contact, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, Relationship Violence, Stalking, or a combination of these violations.

26 Went through a formal process

  • 18 Investigations
    • 1 Charge withdrawn
    • 5 Not charged with a policy violation
    • 12 Charged with a policy violation
      • 2 Responding Parties accepted responsibility
      • 10 Went to a hearing
        • 3 Found not responsible
        • 7 Found responsible
  • 8 Resolved through Alternative Dispute Resolution

131 Did not go through a formal process

  • 16 Insufficient information (Most commonly, the report did not include contact information for the Complaint Party and the Title IX Office was not able to independently determine that information).
  • 34 No jurisdiction over the accused (Most commonly, Responding Party was not affiliated with Rutgers or was a Rutgers employee. Per University policy, all cases in which the Responding Party was a Rutgers employee were forwarded to the Office of Employment Equity).
  • 38 Complaint Parties did not respond to outreach.
  • 34 Complaint Parties requested the University not take action.
  • 9 Complaint Parties requested only supportive measures, which were provided.

2September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.


Academic Year 2017 – 20183

Note: In this context, the Title IX reports are represented in numbers. However, we recognize that these numbers reflect the deeply personal experiences of our students and community.

119 Reports

Total number of reports received by the Title IX Office, including reports of Sexual Assault or non-consensual sexual contact, Sexual Harassment, Gender-based Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, Sexual 119 Intimidation, Relationship Violence, Stalking, or a combination of these.

27 Went through a formal process

  • 26 Investigations
    • 1 Insufficient information to move forward
    • 3 Charge withdrawn
    • 7 Not charged with a policy violation
    • 15 Charged with a policy violation
      • 1 Responding Party transferred: Process will resume if they return
      • 3 Responding Party accepted responsibility
      • 11 Went to a hearing
        • 3 Found not responsible
        • 8 Found responsible
  • 1 Resolved through Alternative Dispute Resolution

92 Did not go through a formal process

  • 18 Insufficient information (Most commonly, the report did not include contact information for the Complaint Party and the Title IX Office was not able to independently determine that information)
  • 18 No jurisdiction over the accused (Most commonly, Responding Party was not affiliated with Rutgers or was a Rutgers employee. Per University policy, all cases in which the Responding Party was a Rutgers employee were forwarded to the Office of Employment Equity)
  • 34 Complaint Parties did not respond to outreach
  • 19 Complaint Parties requested the University not take action
  • 1 Complaint Parties withdrew their complaint
  • 2 Complaint Parties only requested supportive measures, which were provided

3September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018.