Unwelcome, verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature (such as sexual advances
or requests for sexual favors) sufficiently serious that it unreasonably interferes
with or limits a person's ability to participate in or benefit from educational programs,
activities, and/or employment.
Unwelcome, harassing conduct based on an individual’s sex/gender.
Nonconsensual Sexual Contact
Any intentional sexual touching, however slight, with any object, by a person upon
another person, that is without consent and/or by force.
Nonconsensual Sexual Intercourse
Any sexual intercourse (anal, oral, or vaginal), however slight, with any object,
by a person upon another person, that is without consent and/or by force.
Occurs when a person or group of people takes advantage of another person by doing
something sexual in a nonconsensual, abusive, or unjust manner.
A course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person
to fear for her, his, or other’s safety, or to suffer substantial emotional distress.
Any adverse or hostile act, engaging in harassment and/or making an adverse employment/academic
decision because an employee/student/third party has opposed violations of this Policy
or other unlawful employment/academic practices by filing a complaint, testifying,
assisting, or participating in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing.
Violence committed by a person who has been in a social relationship of a romantic
or intimate nature with the victim. The existence of such a relationship will be determined
by factors such as length, type, and frequency of interaction.
Violent misdemeanor and felony offenses committed by the victim’s current or former
spouse, current or former cohabitant, a person similarly situated under domestic or
family violence law, or anyone else protected under domestic or family violence law.