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Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure for Student Complaints

W&M has a policy and a procedure relating to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct. The policy defines prohibited conduct and covers matters related to reporting.  The university also has procedures, processes used to address reports or complaints of policy violations.    

The policy and procedure together help W&M implement its Policy on Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation, which prohibits sexual harassment including sexual misconduct.  

Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment, Gender-Based Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

I.  Scope
II.  Purpose
III.  Definitions
IV. Policy 
V. Reporting Matters
VI.  Enforcement; Complaint/Investigation Procedures
VII.  Approval and Amendment
VIII.  Related Documents, Policies, and Procedures


Student Discrimination, Discriminatory Harassment, Retaliation Sexual Misconduct Complaint Procedure 

I.  Purpose
II.  Scope
III.  Reporting, Retaliation, and Other Initial Matters
IV.  Timeline and Other General Procedural Issues
V.  Initial Assessment of Report
VI. Investigation and Determination of Policy Violation
VII.  Appeals
VIII. Approval, Amendment, and Interpretation

The Title IX investigation procedures website has information about the procedures used to address reports or complaints of sexual misconduct committed by people other than students -- the procedure used to investigate employees or faculty, for example.