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Prohibited Acts – Sexual Offenses Policy

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Daemen College strictly prohibits all Sexual Offenses as outline in these policies and procedures.  In the event that a Sexual Offense does occur, the Colleges takes the matter very seriously.

Daemen’s Sexual Offense Policies & Procedures are available to all students and employees, and are applicable to any conduct that has a reasonable connection to the College.  Daemen will apply the provisions of this policy regardless of whether the Sexual Offense occurs on campus, off campus, or while a student or employee is participating in a study abroad program.  When the Sexual Offense involves students or employees from two or more institutions, the College will work collaboratively with the other institutions to address the Sexual Offense, provided that the collaboration complies with the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act (“FERPA”).

1. Jurisdiction of the College Conduct System. The College Conduct System will hear complaints concerning student violations of College policy or regulations whenever the conduct in question occurs in any of the following circumstances:

a. If it occurs on the campus or in any College facility;

b. If it occurs while the student who is charged was attending or participating in any College-related activity, including but not necessarily limited to study abroad, field trip, experiential learning of any kind (including internships, clinical placements, and service learning), social event, activity sponsored by a recognized student organization; or

c. If the conduct, whenever and wherever it occurs, including via online media, called into questions the student’s suitability as a member of the College community.

Updated on April 3, 2023

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