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Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College
Student Handbook - Section C: Student Rules, Responsibilities and Rights

Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

It is the policy of the college to maintain a learning and working environment that is free from sexual harassment and sexual violence. The college will not tolerate any form of sexual harassment or sexual violence and will act to investigate all complaints, formal or informal, written or verbal. Sexual harassment is a form of sexual discrimination. Sexual violence is a physical act of aggression that includes a sexual act or sexual purpose. Men or women may be victims. Men or women may be offenders. It shall be a violation of this policy for any student or employee of the college to sexually harass or to be sexually violent to another student or employee through conduct or communication of a sexual nature as defined by this policy. This policy also includes any extension of the college environment, e.g., college sponsored events, customers, and/or vendors. Consistent with requirements of applicable college student and employee policies, collective bargaining agreements and statutes, the President or designee will take disciplinary action as deemed appropriate, including warning, suspension, or immediate discharge, to end sexual harassment/sexual violence found to exist and to prevent its recurrence. A copy of the policy is available to all students and staff.

Minnesota State College Southeast is committed to eliminating sexual violence in all forms, and will take appropriate remedial action against any individual found responsible for acts in violation of this policy. Acts of sexual violence may also constitute violations of criminal or civil law, or other Board Policies, that may require separate proceedings. 

Minnesota State College Southeast adopts Minnesota State Board Policy 1B.3, Sexual Violence Policy, and Minnesota State Board Procedure 1B.3.1 as its policy and procedure.

See: 

MSC Southeast Sexual Violence Policy
MSC Southeast Sexual Violence Procedures
MSC Southeast Sexual Violence Resources (PDF)


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Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment base on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.

 

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