Comprehensive Policy

Relating to Gender-based or Sexual Misconduct, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Misconduct Policy

Members of the Kishwaukee College community, guests, and visitors have the right to be free from gender-based or sexual misconduct, as well as from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The College will not tolerate these acts, which are further defined with other relevant terms below. 

Within its text or by links to pertinent cited documents posted on the College website, this policy provides, in the sections of this Comprehensive Policy cited below: 

  • A definition of consent (Section I.) 
  • Definitions of gender-based or sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking (Section I) 
  • Primary prevention and awareness programs (Section II) 
  • Sanctions for and protective measures to address gender-based or sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (Section III) 
  • Procedures for reporting alleged gender-based or sexual misconduct, including confidential and non-confidential reporting options (Section IV)
  • College procedures for responding to alleged gender-based or sexual misconduct (Section IV)
  • Complaint resolution procedures (Section IV)
  • Title IX contact information (Section V)
  • On campus and local resources for victims of gender-based or sexual misconduct 

These component parts of the policy are designed to ensure that the campus community is knowledgeable about subjects including: 

  • what types of acts constitute gender-based or sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, 
  • how to report such offenses, 
  • procedures for victims to follow if a sex offense, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking has occurred, 
  • ways to prevent or reduce the incidence of such misconduct, and 
  • disciplinary procedures for and potential sanctions for engaging in such misconduct.

Revised 12/13/16

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