Indiana University will respond promptly to all reports of sexual misconduct.
Questions about Title IX may be directed to Indiana University’s Title IX Coordinator, or the Office of Civil Rights (See Additional Contacts below).
Individuals who have experienced sexual misconduct are strongly urged to promptly report such incidents.
This policy governs the University’s response to discrimination based on sex or gender, and all forms of sexual misconduct (which includes sexual harassment, sexual assault, other forms of sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual exploitation and stalking (see Definitions below).
Such behaviors are against the law and are unacceptable behaviors under Indiana University policy.
Retaliation against anyone who makes a report of sexual misconduct is prohibited by University policy as well as Title IX and other state and federal laws.
Procedures for reporting incidents of sexual misconduct, and investigating and adjudicating sexual misconduct complaints are part of this policy and are included or linked below.In appropriate cases, and upon consultation with the Vice President and General Counsel, the University reserves the right to take prompt action in accordance with other university procedures.This policy applies to sexual misconduct that occurs on campus, or off campus in the context of any University program or activity, or among current members of the University community.The severity of the corrective action, up to and including termination or expulsion of the offender, will depend on the circumstances of the particular case.Any person who is a responsible employee (as defined below), at the University, such as administrators, supervisors, managers or faculty members, and who has received information or has knowledge of sexual misconduct, must make a report to designated University officials or be subject to disciplinary action (see section on Responsible Employees below).Sexual harassment occurs when: Sex/Gender-based discrimination is verbal, nonverbal, graphic, or physical aggression, intimidation, or hostile conduct based on sex, sex-stereotyping, sexual orientation or gender identity, but not involving conduct of a sexual nature, when such conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it interferes with or limits a person’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s education or work programs or activities.