Sexual Violence Policy/Title IX

Peirce College does not tolerate any form of sexual violence or sexual harassment, including but not limited to domestic violence, dating violence, rape, stalking or any other form of sexual offense. These behaviors are more generally addressed in the College’s Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment, set forth under the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, which appears in the Handbook for the Employees of Peirce College as well as under Equal Opportunity, which appears in the Student Policy Handbook. Information provided in this Policy is intended to supplement and reinforce the College’s Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment.

The College is committed to preventing the occurrence of such sexual offenses, which includes any sexual act directed at another person, forcibly and/or against the person’s will or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent. The College is also committed to offering educational programs to promote awareness of rape, acquaintance rape, domestic and dating violence, stalking and forcible and non-forcible sex offenses, as well as taking appropriate actions in the event a sexual assault is reported. Such offenses may also violate federal, state and local laws, and those who engage in such acts may be subject to criminal prosecution.

Please visit the Sexual Violence (Awareness, Prevention, and Response) policies, resources and contact information in the Handbook for Employees of Peirce College and in the College Catalog linked below.

Sexual Violence Policy (Employees)

Sexual Violence Policy (Students)

Campus Assault Victims' Bill of Rights

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