How to Report an Incident

Reporting Individuals have the right to make a report to University Police or Campus Security, local law enforcement, and/or State Police or choose not to report; to report the incident to SUNY Polytechnic Institute; to be protected by SUNY Poly from retaliation for reporting an incident; and to receive assistance and resources from SUNY Poly.

Under Title IX and the SUNY policy, responsible employees are required to report incidents of alleged sexual discrimination to the Title IX Coordinator.

In accordance with the Students’ Bill of Rights, reporting individuals shall have the right to pursue more than one of the options below at the same time, or to choose not to participate in any of the reporting options below:

Confidential Reporting Options:

  • To disclose confidentially an incident to one of the following college officials, who by law may maintain confidentiality, and can assist in obtaining services (more information on confidential reporting is available in the Options for Confidentially Disclosing and the Sexual Violence Policy posted under Policies & Procedures):

SUNY Poly Counseling Services
https://sunypoly.edu/counseling-center/

Sandra Mizerak NCC, LMHC
Mental Health Counselor 
Sandra.Mizerak@sunyit.edu 

Laurie Fazekas LMSW, CCLS
Mental Health Counselor
Laurie.Fazekas@sunyit.edu                                           

Wellness Center                           
Campus Center, Suite 217                                                 
100 Seymour Road                                                       
Utica, NY 13502                                                            
315-792-7172                                                                                              

• To disclose confidentially the incident and obtain services from the New York State, New York City or county hotlines: opdv.ny.gov/help/dvhotlines.html. Additional disclosure and assistance options are catalogued by the Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and presented in several languages: opdv.ny.gov/help/index.html (or by calling 1-800-942-6906), and assistance can also be obtained through:

(Note that these hotlines are for crisis intervention, resources, and referrals, and are not reporting mechanisms, meaning that disclosure on a call to a hotline does not provide any information to the campus. Reporting individuals are encouraged to additionally contact a campus confidential resource or a private resource so that the campus can take appropriate action in these cases.)

  • To disclose the incident to one of the following college officials who can offer privacy and can provide information about remedies, accommodations, evidence preservation, and how to obtain resources. These officials will also provide the information contained in the Students’ Bill of Rights, including the right to choose when and where to report, to be protected by the institution from retaliation, and to receive assistance and resources from the institution. These college officials will disclose that they are private but not confidential resources, and they may still be required by law and college policy to inform one or more college officials about the incident, including, but not limited to, the Title IX Coordinator. They will notify reporting individuals that the criminal justice process uses different standards of proof and evidence than internal procedures, and questions about the penal law or the criminal process should be directed to law enforcement or district attorney:
  • To file a report of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and/or stalking, and/or talk to the Title IX Coordinator for information and assistance. Reports will be investigated in accordance with SUNY Poly’s policy and the reporting individual’s identity shall remain private at all times if said reporting individual wishes to maintain privacy. (Please see Options for Confidentially Disclosed Sexual Violence for additional information on Privacy versus Confidentiality.)

Title IX Coordinators:

Katie Tynan
Title IX Coordinator

Student Center, S228 (Utica Campus)
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY 13502
315-792-7235
tynank@sunyit.edu
NFE, 4250 (Albany Campus)
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY12203
518-956-7317
ktynan@sunypoly.edu

Stacey Genther
Deputy Title IX Coordinator (Interpersonal and Sexual Violence Prevention and Education)

Campus Center, Suite 217
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY  13502
315-792-7808
stacey.genther@sunyit.edu

  • To file a criminal complaint with SUNY Poly University Police and/or with local law enforcement and/or state police:

SUNY Poly University Police Department:

Utica Campus
Kunsela Hall, Room B126
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY 13502
315-792-7111 (Emergency Number)
315-792-7222 (Non-Emergency Number)
upolice@sunyit.edu

Albany Campus
Nano Fab East #1701
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203
518-437-8600

Anonymous disclosures of crimes can be made to University Police via the anonymous witness form at: sunypoly.edu/university_police/anonymousform. Please note that this online system is not designed for immediate response.

 o Local Law Enforcement (911 also for emergencies)

Utica Area
Oneida County Sheriff’s Office
Headquarters
6065 Judd Road
Oriskany, NY 13424
315-736-0141
Albany Area
Albany Police Department
165 Henry Johnson Blvd.
Albany, NY 12210
518-438-4000

NYS Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit:   To report a sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and/or stalking within a college campus in New York State, 24 hour hotline: 1-844-845-7269           

  • When the accused is an employee, a reporting individual may also report the incident to SUNY Poly Human Resources or may request that one of the above referenced confidential or private employees assist in reporting to Human Resources. Disciplinary proceedings will be conducted in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements. When the accused is an employee of an affiliated entity or vendor of the college, college officials will, at the request of the reporting individual, assist in reporting to the appropriate office of the vendor or affiliated entity and, if the response of the vendor or affiliated entity is not sufficient, assist in obtaining a persona non grata letter, subject to legal requirements and college policy.


SUNY Poly Human Resources:

Utica Campus
Kunsela Hall, Room A011
100 Seymour Road
Utica, NY 13502
315-792-7191
Albany Campus
NFE Suite 2100
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203
518-437-8686

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