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Sexual Misconduct

The University of Maryland is committed to maintaining a working and learning environment free from sexual harassment and sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, dating and domestic violence/abuse, sexual exploitation, and sexual intimidation (collectively known as “Prohibited Conduct”). The complete policies and procedures can be found in Section VI of the Policies section on the president's site.


University of Maryland Policy and Procedures on Sexual Harassment and Other Sexual Misconduct

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Sexual Misconduct Policy Summary

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Sexual Harassment and Other Sexual Misconduct Process

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Reporting Requirements

Reporting Requirements for Staff and Faculty

Reporting Obligations of University Staff, Faculty, and Student Staff

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Prohibited Conduct

Prohibited Conduct can occur between strangers or acquaintances, including people involved in an intimate or sexual relationship. Prohibited Conduct can be committed by any person, regardless of gender identity, and can occur between people of the same or different sex, sexual orientation, or gender expression.

For the specific policy definitions of prohibited conduct, refer to University of Maryland Sexual Misconduct Policy & Procedures on the president's site.

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