According to the Stalking Resource Center:
Stalking is a pattern of repeated and
unwanted attention, harassment, contact, or any other course of conduct
directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel
Most stalking behaviors do not classify as an illegal behavior.
If an individual exhibits the following behaviors, you express that this
attention is unwanted, and it causes you reasonable fear, it may classify as
stalking. This list is provided by the Stalking Resource Center:
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 stalking is listed on page 6 of 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 someone is exhibiting stalking behaviors and making you feel
uncomfortable, help is available. Contact the Haven Project at (724) 357-3947 or the IUP Counseling Center at (724) 357-2621. If you feel as if you
are unsafe or in immediate danger, contact the University Police at (724) 357-2141 or call 9-1-1.
If you have 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:
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