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Title IX Sexual Harassment

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Title IX Sexual Harassment : Conduct on the basis of sex occurring within the United States within the University’s program or activity that satisfies one or more of the following:  

  1. An employee of the University conditioning the provision of aid, benefit, or service of the University on an individual’s participation in unwelcome sexual conduct (also referred to as quid pro quo harassment). 
  2. Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the recipient’s education program or activity.
  3. Sexual and Interpersonal Violence as defined below:  

Sexual Assault: Any sexual act directed against another person, without the consent of the victim, including instances where the victim is incapable of giving consent. 

Dating Violence: Violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim.  

Domestic Violence: A felony or misdemeanor crime of violence committed by:  

Stalking: Includes engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to: 

For the purposes of this definition:

Retaliation: Intimidating, threatening, coercing, or discriminating against any individual for the purpose of interfering with any right or privilege secured by Title IX, or because the individual has made a report or complaint, testifies, assisted, or participated or refused to participate in any manner in an investigation, or hearing under Title IX.