第九条 and Sexual Misconduct
hg皇冠老牌 is committed to ensuring compliance with 第九条, a federal law that prohibits institutions of higher education from discriminating against students or employees on the basis of 性 in any programs or activities.
Sexual misconduct – which includes 性ual harassment, 性侵犯, dating and domestic violence, and stalking – is a kind of discrimination and is prohibited by 第九条 and hg皇冠老牌. 第九条 requires the University, upon becoming aware of any incident of 性ual misconduct, to respond appropriately to protect and maintain the safety of our community, 包括学生, 教职员工.
What to do After an Assault
After an incident of 性侵犯 or violence, you have many options when it comes to seeking help, filing a report and accessing resources. Whatever you decide, remember it is your choice how and when to proceed.
If you believe you have been subjected to 性ual or relationship violence, you are encour年龄d to report the incident so that the University can respond promptly, effectively and equitably in accordance with 第九条 procedures.
Find Resources and Support
There are many people at hg皇冠老牌 who are available to address your mental, 物理, emotional and academic needs. No matter what you decide with regard to reporting or accessing resources, you will be supported.
Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures
又圣母经的 性ual and gender-based harassment policy defines prohibited conduct and provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of student and employee complaints alleging any action that would be prohibited by 第九条. They also describe the grievance procedures and process, including how to report or file a complaint and how the University will respond.
hg皇冠老牌 strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. 没有员工, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, 性, 性取向, gender identity or expression, 宗教, 残疾, 年龄, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of hg皇冠老牌’s employment policies, 教育政策, 入学政策, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with 第九条, it does not discriminate on the basis of 性 in any of its educational programs or activities. hg皇冠老牌 is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.
性骚扰, including 性ual violence, is a form of 性 discrimination that is illegal under both federal and Rhode Island state law, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 第九条 of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 28-51-2 of the General Laws of Rhode Island.