Financial Aid

What is Sexual Misconduct?

Sexual Misconduct Definitions

What is Stalking and what can I do About it

Reporting Options and Other Resources

FAQ’s for the Respondent (Accused)

Assault Care for the Victim

Sexual Misconduct Response for Faculty and Staff

Responsible Employees FAQ’s
for Faculty and Staff

Common Myths and Facts about Sexual Misconduct

Bystander Intervention

Sexual Misconduct Prevention
and Protection Strategies

Violence Against Women Act

Yes Means Yes (Video)

Cup of Tea Consent Video

FAQ’s and Information Regarding Sexual Misconduct

Violence Against Women Act

New Campus Obligations under Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

What is VAWA?

On March 7, 2013, President Obama signed into federal law the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA), which is aimed at improving how colleges and universities in the U.S. address sexual violence. This new law imposes obligations for the District to revise its policy and practices to comply with new regulations that addresses and prohibits acts of violence such as, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, and it clarifies the rights of victims. The new regulations also include:

In addition, both Title IX and VAWA legislation permits the District to assist both the victim and the accused with: