University of Georgia
Relationship and Sexual Violence Policy
The University of Georgia (“the University”) is committed to a safe and respectful environment for living, work, and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, the University does not condone interpersonal violence of any kind, including sexual and relationship violence. Every member of the University community should be aware that such behavior is prohibited by University policy and be familiar with the University protocol for responding to reported violations. The University is also dedicated to providing assistance and support to students who have experienced relationship and/or sexual violence (“the student”) and to making educational programs directed at prevention and awareness of relationship and sexual violence available to the campus community. In addition to cooperating with law enforcement officials in the prosecution of perpetrators, the University will take appropriate action to respond to and invoke sanctions for behavior that is found to violate this policy.
This policy governs the conduct of all University of Georgia students under the jurisdiction outlined in the University Code of Conduct. This policy defines the acts of relationship and sexual violence prohibited by the Student Code of Conduct. It provides guidance on what students can do if they have been victimized and what the University will do if an incident occurs. Separate policies, including the Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy, govern the conduct of faculty, staff, and administrators. These policies prohibit conduct that violates law and University policy and outline sanctions and disciplinary procedures for non-student offenders.
Click here for the full policy on the Office of Violence Prevention website.