Violent or Threatening Behavior

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Everyone is asked to assist in making the campus a safe place by being alert to suspicious situations or activities and by reporting them.  For your own safety and that of others, it is important to remain alert of your surroundings, and vigilant to situations which appear unusual.  This may include persons loitering or soliciting on campus. Depending on circumstances, they may be asked by Security to leave.

DO NOT TAKE ANY UNNECESSARY CHANCES

If you are the victim or witness to a violent crime or threatening behavior, call 9-1-1, then contact Security at 646-4099 if possible and provide the following information:

  1. Nature of incident
  2. Campus location of incident
  3. Description of person(s) involved
  4. Description of property involved
  5. Information on other potential witnesses

Security Officers may conduct the required questioning will provide any further instructions.

Title IX Information

The law states that "no person in the United States shall on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” The amendment in 1987 expanded the definition of program or activity to include all the operations of an educational institution, governmental entity or private employer that receives federal funds.

Title IX forbids sex discrimination in all university student services and academic programs including, but not limited to, admissions, financial aid, academic advising, housing, athletics, recreational services, college residential life programs, health services, counseling and psychological services, Registrar's office, classroom assignments, grading and discipline. Title IX also forbids discrimination because of sex in employment and recruitment consideration or selection, whether full time or part time, under any education program or activity operated by an institution receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance ("recipient").

Legislature Affecting Title IX

  • AB 1433, State Law Mandatory Reporting: Violent crime, hate crime, or sexual assault whether committed on campus, or off-campus.
  • SB 967 Affirmative Consent Law: Affirmative Consent means, “Affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.”

If you have questions about Title IX, or a possible Title IX investigation, please contact Security, the Vice President of Student Services office, and Human Resources