Sexual Misconduct Procedures
Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking Policy
The Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking Policy (CU APS 5014) prohibits sexual misconduct prohibited by Title IX, as well as conduct that falls outside of Title IX’s jurisdiction. Specifically, this policy prohibits sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, Title IX stalking, stalking, sexual exploitation, Title IX hostile environment, sexual harassment- hostile environment, Title IX quid pro quo sexual harassment, and quid pro quo sexual harassment. The policy also prohibits retaliation and other related violations.
Formal Grievance Procedure
The Formal Grievance Procedure is how the OIE investigates allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking, and to determine whether an individual more likely than not engaged in conduct that violates the Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking Policy (CU APS 5014). Individuals found responsible for violating CU APS 5014 are subject to sanction, up to and including expulsion or termination of employment.
The Formal Grievance Procedures for Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking includes four major stages: 1) Filing and Evaluation of the Formal Complaint, 2) Investigation and Investigative Report, 3) Hearing and Determination Regarding Responsibility (including sanction, if applicable), and 4) Appeal.
Regardless of the resolution option utilized, participants have specific rights and access to resources.