The Columbia alumnus, who was accused of sexual assault, had filed the lawsuit more than two years ago.
Nayla Kidd was attempting to start a new life in Brooklyn days after she was reported missing from the Ivy League school.
Allegations of sexual assault on campus are at record levels, as are lawsuits from the accused, including Paul Nungesser, claiming schools discriminated against them based on gender.
But comments by Columbia University President Lee Bollinger seemed to indicate otherwise.
A recent graduate is suing the university for allowing a student who accused him of rape to harass him by carrying a mattress around campus in protest.
In the campus movement against sexual assault, the mattress has become an emblem of resistance, not slumber.
The new policy mandates an education program for students found responsible of sexual misconduct and allows attorneys to represent complainants
Twenty-three Columbia University students collectively filed federal complaints against the Ivy League university Thursday
The policy takes aim at two corporate fantasies: that credit makes up for free labor and that all internships are educational