to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
Sexual assault is any type of sexual
contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient.
Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced
sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and
attempted rape. (USDOJ)
As a community, the university has developed a code of standards and
expectations that are consistent with its purpose as an educational
institution. The Student Conduct Policies and Procedures
articulate these standards. Students are held accountable for violations
of these policies through the university conduct system.
Information about completed or attempted sexual assault and consent is listed on page 6
of the The Student Conduct Policies and Procedures PDF document.
Questions concerning student conduct policies and procedures should be
directed to the Office of Student Conduct, 307 Pratt Hall, (724) 357-1264.
If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about resources for survivors of violence, help is available.
Contact the Haven Project at (724) 357-3947 or the Counseling Center at (724) 357-2621.
You may also contact your local crisis hotline:
Last updated on August 17, 2015
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