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Sexual misconduct is prohibited at the University of Richmond.

Sexual misconduct is a broad range of behavior that includes, but is not limited to, non-consensual sexual intercourse, non-consensual sexual contact, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, dating/relationship violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

As a recipient of federal funds, the University of Richmond complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX).

Take just 8 minutes to review some important information about sexual misconduct, how you can help prevent it here at the University of Maryland, and the resources available to you on campus for reporting and getting the support you need. UMD Office of Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence (Title IX Office) Reporting Obligations of Responsible University Employees Federal law and UMD Policy requires that the Title IX Officer receive notice of all reports of sexual misconduct.

This means that all disclosures of different types of sexual misconduct shared with a must be reported to the Title IX Office.

A responsible employee includes all University administrators, supervisors, faculty members, law enforcement, coaches, trainers, and resident assistants.

It also includes individuals who are perceived as having the authority or duty to take action or to report sexual misconduct to the University.

A Responsible University Employee who receives a report of sexual misconduct must promptly notify the Title IX Officer of the report.

The Title IX Officer will work collaboratively with the reporting entity, and operates with discretion to maintain the privacy of all persons involved.