Student Code of Conduct Appendix 10

Student Code of Conduct Appendix 10

Harassment Policy

The State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi is committed to all provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and all other human rights and equal opportunity laws. These laws include prohibition of discrimination in employment and educational programs and services on the basis of sex. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity. One type of sex discrimination is sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence. Sexual violence is defined as “physical sexual acts perpetrated against a person’s will or where a person is incapable of giving consent,” including rape, sexual battery, and sexual coercion.

SUNY Delhi is committed to maintaining a workplace and learning environment free of sexual harassment, sexual violence and intimidation. Sexual harassment, sexual violence, and all other forms of harassment constitute unacceptable behavior which is unlawful and intolerable. Any member of the college community found guilty of harassment or sexual violence will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action, which may include discharge or expulsion.

Procedure: Filing a Complaint/Grievance Resulting from Harassment/Sexual Harassment/Sexual Violence – Students and employees may file a grievance in writing within ninety (90) days of the alleged discriminatory act with Mary Morton, Director of Human Resources, Director of Employee Relations, Human Resources, Bush Hall, 607-746-4430, email: mortonmb@delhi.edu, or Lori Osterhoudt, Director of Health and Counseling Services/Title IX Deputy Coordinator, Foreman Hall, SUNY Delhi, 454 Delhi Drive, Delhi, NY 13753, Phone: 607-746-4692, email: osterhlb@delhi.edu. Inquiries may also be directed to these individuals. Students and employees who file such a complaint retain the right to file with outside enforcement agencies.

Procedure: Filing a Complaint about SUNY Delhi or concerning programs leading to professional licensure – Every effort should be made to try and resolve the complaint directly with the college through the Director of Human Resources, 103 Bush Hall, 607-746-4494. If these avenues have been exhausted, a complaint should be sent to: State University of New York, System Administration, State University Plaza, Albany, NY 12246.