Cisco College

Location: Cisco


Title IX and Non-Discrimination

Federal and State Anti-Discrimination Laws EnsureQuality in Education and Provide forthe Following:

Students have the right to equal learning opportunities in their schools.

Students may not be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to harassment or other forms of discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity in any program or activity.

Students may not be required to take and/or may not be denied enrollment in a course because of their sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Students have the right to be evaluated and graded without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The College prohibits Sexual Misconduct and is committed to the timely and fair resolution of Sexual Misconduct cases. The College encourages prompt reporting of all types of Sexual Misconduct. The College has defined Sexual Misconduct as any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature.

Some Examples of Conduct That, if Unwelcome, Could Constitute Sexual Harassment:

Blocking someone’s movement, standing too close, or stalking someone.

Unwanted hugging, kissing, touching, grabbing, or pinching.

Spreading rumors or rating others.

Making sexually suggestive sounds, whistles, or noises.

Using insults, threats, slurs, or sexual jokes that target someone’s sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Displaying pictures, posters, cartoons, drawings, or computer-generated images of a sexual nature.

Writing notes, letters, or graffiti that are sexually explicit.

Making obscene gestures or suggestive body movements that are sexual in nature.

Sexual assault

Title IX and Nondiscrimination refer to federal and state anti-discrimination laws that ensure equality in education. Sexual harassment of or by school employees or students is a form of discrimination and is therefore prohibited.

Source: PDF Page 66

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