University Policies

University Policy, 406, Code of Student Responsiblity

These Regulations cover complaints of alleged sexual misconduct by University students against other University students. Sexual Misconduct, as defined by these Regulations, comprises a broad range of behavior that will not be tolerated in the University community including, rape, sexual assault, sexual misconduct relationship violence and stalking. These regulations also gives students an understanding of the process and procedures that take place with filing a compliant.

University Policy 101.3, Relationships between Students and Faculty Members or Other University Employees

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.

University Policy 101.5, Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes a moral, economic, and legal responsibility to ensure equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race; color; religion; gender, including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, (except when gender is a bona fide occupational qualification); sexual orientation; age; national origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; protected veteran status; or genetic information.  Upon request, the University will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the university. 

University Policy 101.17, Workplace Violence

This Policy declares that UNC Charlotte is committed to provide a workplace that is safe, secure, and respectful. It 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 Policy also establishes a Critical Response Team of administrators to respond to critical incidents of workplace violence affecting the University community. Finally, the Policy includes a copy of the Workplace Violence Incident Report to be completed as a part of the procedure to resolve reported incidents of workplace violence.

University Policy 403 Student Appeals and Grievances

This policy defines the rights of students in settling problems and differences through an orderly grievance procedure. The Office of the Dean of Students serves as a resource center for those seeking information regarding grievance and appeal mechanism.

University Policy 502 Sexual Harassment Policy and Grievance Procedures

The University is committed to ensuring an environment for all employees and students that is fair, humane, and respectful. Behaviors that inappropriately assert sexuality as relevant to employee or student performance will not be tolerated, as they are violations of both law and University policy. This policy provides the definition of sexual harassment and sets forth employee and student responsibilities for creating and maintaining an environment free of sexual harassment. The University has established an Advisory Committee on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and the Sexual Harassment Education and Awareness Program. This policy also includes detailed grievance procedures for filing complaints of sexual harassment.