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 fear. (USDOJ)
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,
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:
Last updated August 17, 2015