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Consensual Romantic or Sexual Relationships Between Faculty, Staff and Students

The Consensual Romantic or Sexual Relationships Between Faculty, Staff and Students Policy helps ensure that Northwestern’s academic, research and all other University environments remain free from real or apparent conflicts when individuals in positions of unequal power at the University are involved in consensual romantic or sexual relationships. This policy also prohibits faculty and coaches from engaging in romantic, dating, or sexual relationships with Northwestern undergraduate students, regardless of whether there is a supervisory or evaluative relationship between them. Other types of relationships are also addressed in this policy, which can be viewed here.

What You Should Know About Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct

The What You Should Know About Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct brochure contains the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment, which prohibits discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by law. The brochure also contains the Policy on Sexual Harassment, and the Title IX Statement and Sexual Violence Statement. 

Policy on Non-Retaliation

The University Policy on Non-Retaliation prohibits the taking of any retaliatory action for reporting or inquiring about alleged improper or wrongful activity.

Policy on Prohibited Use of Electronic Resources for Threats, Harassment, and Pornography

The Policy on Prohibited Use of Electronic Resources for Threats, Harassment, and Pornography provides guidance on the prohibited use of University Electronic Resources for making threats, engaging in harassing behavior, and viewing, downloading, or communicating pornography

Civility

The Policy on Civility states that members of the Northwestern community are expected to deal with each other with respect and consideration.

See also: Faculty Handbook, under the "Responsibilities of the Faculty" section.

Listserv Usage Guidelines

Use of listservs must be consistent with all applicable University policies, including but not limited to the Student Code of Conduct, Staff, Faculty, and Student Handbooks, NUIT policies, residence hall policies, as well as with state, federal and local laws. For information, please review the Listserv Usage Guidelines.

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