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Effective Date of Policy:
August 18, 2022
Daemen University strictly prohibits all Sexual Offenses as outlined in these policies and procedures. In the event that a Sexual Offense does occur, the University takes the matter very seriously.
Daemen’s Sexual Offense Policies & Procedures are available to all students and employees, and are applicable to any educational program or activity. that has a substantial connection to the University. Daemen will apply the provisions of this policy regardless of whether the Sexual Offense occurs on campus, off campus, and/or premises that Daemen University has substantial control over which includes buildings or property owned or controlled by a recognized student organization 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 University 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”).
This policy pertains to:
The understanding and definition of specific acts Daemen University identifies as prohibited acts in regards to sexual assault, sexual harassment, and sexual & interpersonal violence.
Purpose of this Policy
To create and maintain an equitable environment where students have the optimal opportunity to succeed academically, personally, and professionally and where any and all Daemen University Community members feel safe, valued, and respected.
This policy’s virtual location is https://www.daemen.edu/student-life/student-affairs/student-handbook/section-6-sexual-violence-policies-procedures
Scope and Applicability of this Policy:
Student Affairs adapts the idea of community standards – through our General Policies, Residential Policies, and the Student Code of Conduct – and attempts to enlighten, not only the student body, but the entire Daemen community, on the value and vision of the university to ensure that we achieve our mission and commitment to education.