Bill of Rights

In accordance with Article 129-B of New York State Education Law, all students have the right to:
1.    Make a report to local law enforcement and/or state police;
2.    Have disclosures of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault treated seriously;
3.    Make a decision about whether or not to disclose a crime or violation and participate in the judicial or conduct process and/or criminal justice process free from pressure by the institution;
4.    Participate in a process that is fair, impartial, and provides adequate notice and a meaningful opportunity to be heard;
5.    Be treated with dignity and to receive from the School courteous, fair, and respectful health care and counseling services, where available;
6.    Be free from any suggestion that the Complainant is at fault when these crimes and violations are committed, or should have acted in a different manner to avoid such crimes or violations;
7.    Describe the incident to as few School representatives as practicable and not be required to unnecessarily repeat a description of the incident;
8.    Be protected from retaliation by the institution, any student, the accused and/or Respondent, and/or their friends, family and acquaintances within the jurisdiction of the institution;
9.    Access to at least one level of appeal of a determination;
10.    Be accompanied by an advisor of choice who may assist and advise a reporting individual, accused, or respondent throughout the throughout the judicial or conduct process including during all meetings and hearings related to such process; and
11.    Exercise civil rights and practice of religion without interference by the investigative, criminal justice, or judicial or conduct process of the institution.

These rights are extended to all members of the Tianjin Juilliard Community.

** The Tianjin Juilliard School in Tianjin will abide by and uphold this Students’ Bill of Rights, understanding that we also need to be cognizant of local laws related to our venue, when appropriate.


There are a variety of options for reporting incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual assault, and/or retaliation:
•    Tianjin Juilliard Community members are encouraged to directly report to the Senior Deputy Sexual Misconduct Policy Coordinator or a Deputy Sexual Misconduct Policy Coordinator:

Tianjin Juilliard School Senior Deputy Sexual Misconduct Policy Coordinators: 

Audrey Axinn, Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Room 3D09 /

Robert Ross, Associate Dean of Pre-College and Educational Development
Room 2C01 /

Tianjin Juilliard School Deputy Sexual Misconduct Policy Coordinators 

Scott Bell, Resident Faculty

Grace Hao, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Room 3D07 /

Bill Zhang, Director of Residence Life
Room 3D01 /

Sophie Zhang, Administrative Director of Pre-College
Room 2C02 /

Ray Zhou, Director of Graduate Admissions
Room 2D05 /

•    Tianjin Juilliard’s Sexual Misconduct Report Form may be submitted online, which includes an anonymous reporting option.

Please indicate on the form that you are reporting about Tianjin Juilliard. Also, note you must be logged out of to access this form.

•    To make a confidential report of an incident of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking or sexual assault, you may contact the Tianjin Juilliard Counseling Services.