Harassment Policy

Sexual Misconduct Policy (ARC-PA Standard A3.17g)

Case Western Reserve University is a community based upon trust and respect for its constituent members. Sexual misconduct is a violation of that trust and respect and will not be tolerated. Members of the Case Western Reserve community, guests and visitors have the right to be free from sexual misconduct, as well as domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. All members of the community are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of others.

Sexual misconduct may involve the behavior of a person(s) regardless of the person’s gender identity or expression against a person(s) of the opposite or same gender or against a person who is transsexual or transgender.

The university does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and in other activities operated by the university and is required by Title IX, and specifically 34 C.F.R. Part 106.9, as well as Title VII, not to discriminate in such a manner.  This extends to employees of and applicants for employment or admission to the university.  Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator for the university or to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

This policy applies to all members of the university community including all students, Post-Doctoral Fellows and Post-Doctoral Scholars, faculty, staff (including administrators), and other university officials, whether full or part-time, and guest lecturers, volunteers, contractors and visitors. This Policy is applicable to a student on the date on which the student accepts admission to the University.

Sexual Misconduct Policy:

https://students.case.edu/policy/sexual/

Sexual Misconduct Reporting Procedures:

https://students.case.edu/policy/sexual/reporting.html

Sexual Misconduct-University Complaint Process:

https://students.case.edu/policy/sexual/process/

Title IX:

The university does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program and in other activities operated by the university and is required by Title IX, and specifically 34 C. F.R. Part 106.9, as well as Title VII, not to discriminate in such a manner. This extends to employees of and applicants for employment or admission to the university.

Title IX Policy and Reporting Process:

http://case.edu/title-ix/

https://students.case.edu/departments/titleix/

Non-Discrimination Policy (ARC-PA Standard A3.17d, g)

Case Western Reserve University does not discriminate in recruitment, employment, or policy administration on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, color, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, or status as a disabled veteran or other protected veteran under U.S. federal law. In addition, the university expects all employees, students, vendors and associates to comply with the policy of non-discrimination. The university intends to maintain an environment free of sexual harassment and will not tolerate any form of harassment of its employees, faculty or students. Retaliation against persons raising concerns about discrimination, sexual harassment or harassment of any kind is prohibited and will constitute separate grounds for disciplinary action up to and including discharge or expulsion from the university.

Non-Discrimination Policy Statement:

https://case.edu/diversity/university-policies/non-discrimination-policy/

Discrimination Policy:

https://students.case.edu/policy/discrimination.html

Bias Reporting System (ARC-PA Standard A3.17d, g)

Case Western Reserve University embraces diversity and inclusion through the civility, free exchange of ideas, and appreciation for the distinct perspectives and talents of each individual. As such, the University strives to provide services and resources to students, faculty, and staff to foster an environment where all community members are respected, valued, and free to equally take part in academic, co-curricular, and social activities.

Bias Reporting System and Reporting:

https://students.case.edu/division/biasreporting/

https://case.edu/lgbt/resources/campus/campus-policy/bias-reporting-system-brs