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Faculty and Staff Resources
Referral Information for Faculty and Staff

Welcome to ESF’s new referral website. In the links below, you can refer a student for assistance, report student misconduct/academic integrity, or submit a bias incident report. The referral will be reviewed and directed to the appropriate staff for follow-up.

Important Note

If this is an emergency, please call 911 or ESF Police at 315-470-6666

 

Refer students of concern who may be in distress or need additional support. Examples may include, but are not limited to: a student whose physical and/or personal wellbeing is of concern, behaviors that are inappropriate in a classroom setting, or difficulty adjusting to college life.

 

Report potential violations of the ESF Code of Student Conduct.

Click here to view the Student Handbook.

 

Report potential academic dishonesty, including, but not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, and inappropriate collaboration.

 

Report incidents of bias, bigotry, or hate that occur on our campus or in off-campus settings that impact ESF.

 

Report potential incidents of sexual and related misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking or dating/domestic violence, that may violate university policies.

 

Common Questions

 

Where it Goes

Possible Outcomes

Questions

Refer a Student of Concern

 

A staff member in the Office of the Dean of Students will triage the report and assign for follow-up

  • Student gets connected to counseling
  • Student learns about resources & support services
  • Student learns about academic options

Contact Renee McNamara, Dean of Students Affairs, at rlmcnama@esf.edu or 315-340-6660

For emergencies, please contact 911 or University Police at 315-470-6666

Report Student Misconduct

Staff in Community Standards will review report and follow-up as appropriate

  • Staff have an educational conversation with student
  • Conduct board/hearing
  • Sanctions are assigned

Contact Anthony Chefalo, Coordinator of Community Standards, at  apchefal@esf.edu or 315-340-6660

Report Academic Dishonesty

Staff in Community Standards will review report and follow-up as appropriate

  • Staff follow-up with faculty and student to discuss allegations
  • Sanctions are assigned

Contact Anthony Chefalo, Coordinator of Community Standards, at  apchefal@esf.edu or 315-340-6660

Bias Incident Report

The Title IX Coordinator & Affirmative Action Officer will review the report

  • Staff create an educational opportunity for those engaged in the bias incident
  • Referral to student conduct process or other appropriate process

Contact Danushi Fernando, Chief Diversity Officer, at dsfernan@esf.edu or 315-565-3016

 

Refer Title IX or Sexual Misconduct Incident

The Title IX Coordinator will review the report

  • Referral to student conduct process or other appropriate process
  • Staff meet with complainant to discuss accommodations or supportive measures

Contact Rebecca Hoda-Kearse, Title IX Coordinator & Affirmative Action Officer, at rahodake@esf.edu or 315-565-3012