The University is committed to fostering an environment that encourages prompt reporting of all types of Sexual Harassment; a timely response to reports; the provision of equitable support services and resources; and a fair, impartial, and equitable investigation and resolution process. Retaliation for reporting a violation of this policy or for cooperating in the University’s investigation of any such report is also prohibited by law and University policy and will not be tolerated. The expectations and procedures outlined in this policy apply to all members of the University community, including faculty, staff, and students. Alleged sexual harassment or interpersonal misconduct that meets the definitions outlined in this policy are processed according to this policy.
This policy covers complaints of alleged sexual or interpersonal misconduct that do not meet the definitions of University Policy 504 and are made by against University students. Sexual or Interpersonal Misconduct, as defined by this policy, comprises a broad range of behavior that will not be tolerated in the University community including, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and stalking. This policy also gives students an understanding of the process and procedures that take place with filing a complaint.
It is improper for a faculty member, instructional assistant, or other University employee to participate in the instruction, evaluation, or supervision of a student with whom there is an amorous relationship or familial relationship. Violation of this policy may result in disciplinary procedures.
This policy sets forth the responsibilities of all members of the faculty and all other employees of UNC Charlotte with respect to establishing personal relationships with students. It applies to all full- and part-time faculty (tenure and non-tenure track), lecturers, and graduate and undergraduate assistants, and all other employees.
This university policy outlines that educational and employment decisions that affect a student, faculty member, or staff member are based on relevant and appropriate factors and cannot be based on that individual's protected status, whether the status is protected by law or by University policy. The policies and procedures that apply to alleged discrimination at the University are listed at the end of this University policy.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is committed to providing a workplace that is free from Workplace Violence by holding perpetrators of Workplace Violence accountable, and by providing assistance and support to victims. This policy defines "workplace violence" and sets forth the responsibilities of employees, students, and the Workplace Violence Coordinator. It establishes a training and education program and sets forth institutional procedures and remedial actions to be followed when incidents of workplace violence occur.
The University is committed to providing a respectful environment for all University community members and guests of the University. Unlawful discrimination and discriminatory harassment, including any form of sexual harassment or interpersonal violence, undermine the mission of the University and will not be tolerated.
University Policy 502 describes the University’s processes for investigating and resolving complaints of sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, and retaliation that are outside of the scope of University Policy 504.
For general information about other types of student appeals or grievances, see University Policy 403, Student Appeals and Grievances.