St. Cloud State University Policies & Procedures

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Current Status: Approved

Policy Type: All University

Effective Date: 02/02/2015

Last Updated: 02/22/2017

Applies To: Students, Faculty, Staff, Visitors, Contractors, Vendors

Responsible University Officer: President

Policy Owner: President

Policy Contact: Office for Institutional Equity & Access

Rationale

St. Cloud State University is committed to eliminating violence in all forms.

Policy

In recognition of, and in compliance with the 2013 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act; and changes to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board Policy and Procedures regarding sexual violence (1B.3, and 1B.3.1). St. Cloud State University will provide reporting options, investigation and disciplinary process, prevention training and education, and other related services as appropriate to address issues related to all forms of violence.

This policy applies to all St. Cloud State University students, employees, and others as appropriate. This policy is not limited to reports or alleged violations that occur on University premises or at University activities. The University reserves the right to take necessary action to protect the safety and welfare of the university community. This may include pursuing criminal or civil action.

Procedure

Specific procedures, resources and services will be provided and communicated through the development of a campus wide sexual violence, relationship violence and stalking compliance program.

The procedures will provide a process through which individuals may pursue a complaint, including anonymous reporting.  The procedures are intended to protect the rights and privacy of both the complainant and accused and other involved individuals, as well as to prevent retaliation and reprisal.

The procedures will provide a process through which individuals may pursue a complaint. The procedures are intended to protect the rights and privacy of both the complainant and accused and other involved individuals, as well as to prevent retaliation and reprisal.

Additional resources and information can be found using the links to “supporting Documents” or "supporting URL's” below.

Keywords

Violence against women, sexual violence, relationship violence, disciplinary process, prevention training, civil action, compliance program, online anonymous reporting, retaliation, women center, institutional equity and access, sexual assault, rape, domestic violence, sexual harassment or stalking, student life and development, LGBT resource center, central Minnesota sexual assault center

Supporting Documents (Forms, Instructions)

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Supporting URLs

Definitions

Student

All Persons or group of persons who:

  1. Are enrolled in one or more courses, either credit or non-credit, through a college or university; or
  2. Withdraw, transfer, or graduate after an alleged violation of the code of student conduct; or
  3. Are not officially enrolled for a particular term but who have a continuing relationship with the college or university; or
  4. Have been notified of their acceptance for admission or have initiated the process of application for admission or financial aid; or
  5. Are not college or university employees and are not enrolled in the institution but live in a college or university owned or controlled residence hall.

University Department

Budgetary units of St. Cloud State University and affiliated organizations.

Contacts

Responsible University Officer
   Wacker, Robbyn R.
   President
 
rrwacker@stcloudstate.edu
320-308-2122
Owner
   Wacker, Robbyn R.
   President
 
rrwacker@stcloudstate.edu
320-308-2122
Contact
   Athman, Meredith L.
   Office for Institutional Equity & Access
 
meredith.athman@go.stcloudstate.edu
320-308-2102

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