“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
-Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 to the 1964 Civil Rights Act
The University is committed to creating and maintaining a campus environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity and are free to participate in a lively exchange of ideas. Furthermore, the University is committed to fostering an environment in which all members of our campus community are safe, secure, and free from Sexual Misconduct of any form, including but not limited to Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking. The University expects that all interpersonal relationships and interactions – especially those of an intimate nature – be grounded upon mutual respect, open communication, and clear Consent. Each student has the right to learn and each employee has the right to work in an environment free of Prohibited Sexual Conduct.
The University does not tolerate Prohibited Sexual Conduct. The Policy on Prohibited Sexual Conduct is intended to ensure that each member of the University community shall be treated with respect and dignity and is free to participate in a lively exchange of ideas.