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Sexual and Related Misconduct Policy and Procedures

II. Scope

The Sexual and Related Misconduct Policy and Procedures for the Fordham University Community (“Policy and Procedures”) explain: (i) options for reporting sexual and related misconduct (on- and off-campus); (ii) the University’s process and procedures for responding to reports of prohibited conduct under this policy (including its fair and equitable process for conducting investigations and reaching resolutions); and (iii) the rights and options available to community members under the Policy and Procedures. For additional information on resources available to students, you may refer to the student brochure entitled Campus Assault and Relationship Education (CARE). For additional information on resources available to faculty, staff, and administrators, you may access the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

The Policy and Procedures applies to conduct by all students, faculty, staff, and administrators taking place on campus or at Fordham University sponsored programs, activities, or events, including study abroad programs and academic, learning, and service programs located at off-campus sites. This policy also covers any conduct that has a continuing effect on campus or in an off-campus education program, activity, or event sponsored by the University.

The Policy and Procedures applies regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or any other protected class recognized under federal, state, or local law.