In considering sexual harassment, it is the EFFECT of behavior not the INTENT that counts.
Who to Contact
- Sexual Harassment Complaint Form
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Office of Equity & Affirmative Action
- Dean of Students Office
- Rainbow Alliance for Helping Others Perceive Equality (HOPE)
- Campus Awareness for Relationship Education (CARE)
- Bias Motivated Incident/Crime Reporting Form
Types of Sexual Harassment
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Harasser requires sexual favors of victim in return for some action by harasser, or harasser retaliates against victim for refusing sexual favors.
Victim is subjected to unwelcome repeated sexual comments, innuendoes or touching, which alter conditions or interfere with academic or emplyment performance or access to opportunities provided by the institution.
Conduct is gender-based, persistend, and unwelcome.
Conduct may be physical, verbal or nonverbal.
Sexual conduct between persons involved creates a hostile work environment for others.
Opportunities granted in exchanged for sexual favors constitutes unlawful sex discrimination against other qualified persons who are denied equal opportunity.
Harassing behavior based on gender constitutes sexual harassment, even if the behavior is not "sexual" in content.