Spring 2017 Title IX Survey Results Summary Demographic Information Most students self-identify as heterosexual, but 13 percent of participants identify with other sexual orientations. Most of respondents identify as women. There is even distribution of undergraduate class years and 15 percent graduate student representation. The racial/ethnic demographic information is representative of the College’s population. About half of the respondents are resident students. Most participants are not student-athletes nor belong to a fraternity/sorority but the student-athlete representation is higher than the College’s percentage of student athletes. General Questions Generally, students feel safe on campus and agree that the College does enough to protect the safety of students. However, about half of the respondents agree that college officials should do more to protect students from harm. Compared to the 2015 assessment, the College has improved. Institutional support Most respondents agree that the college administers the formal procedures to address complaints. Most report that they understand the formal procedures to address complaints of sexual assault. About half of the participants report that they received information or education from Iona College about the College’s resources for sexual assault and how to locate them on campus. Compared to 2015, understanding of formal procedures have improved and participants continually agree that the College addresses complaints of sexual assault fairly. Context and Disclosure Students indicate that they have had instances of nonconsensual acts and attempted physical violence against them in the last year. Most respondents agree that they have received information what sexual assault is and how to recognize it. Bystander Attitudes and Behaviors Most report that they believe that their fellow students would intervene if they witness a sexual assault. Over half of respondents do not believe that they are at risk for being sexually assaulted. Over half of respondents believe that the number of sexual assaults on campus or off campus at College-affiliated events are low. Most participants report that they would speak to their friend or someone else to seek help if they suspected a friend had been sexually assaulted.