Dating violence policy


Sexual assault also includes, but is not limited to, attempted or unwanted sexual activity, such as sexual touching and fondling.

This includes the touching of an unwilling person’s intimate parts (defined as genitalia, groin, breast or buttock, or clothing covering them), or forcing an unwilling person to touch another’s intimate parts.

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Pursuant to this policy and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University will identify Responsible and Confidential Employees on a regular, ongoing basis, and notify these individuals of their obligations to report (or not report) potential violations.

The University will provide regular, mandatory training for all University employees related to issues covered under this Policy.

Even when both parties have consented to the relationship, there may be perceptions of conflicts of interest or unfair treatment of others.

Such perceptions undermine the atmosphere of trust essential to the educational process or the employment relationship.

If you believe you are the victim of any Prohibited Conduct described in this Policy, please immediately go to the Resources and Reporting Section of this Policy for resources and contact information.