University students are expected to show positive regard for each other and for the community.
While the following definitions pertain to Respect and the Student Conduct generally, there are limited circumstances where federal Title IX law requires additional procedures for addressing formal complaints of sexual harassment. Federal definitions of terms and policies, reporting requirements, investigations, and adjudication methodologies must be utilized in those instances. For more information, please refer to Appendix 1 and the Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Nondiscrimination policy.
Sexual Harassment: Unwelcome or coercive sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated physical conduct, or other verbal or physical conduct or communication of a sexual nature.