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University Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy

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Rider University prohibits all forms of discrimination, harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

The University’s Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy (the “Policy”) governs the treatment of harassment and discrimination cases at Rider University including sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. To the extent this policy conflicts with provisions found in the University Student Code of Conduct or the University Employee Handbook, the terms of this Policy shall apply.

The Policy applies to conduct described above that occurs on University premises, at University sponsored activities, and off-campus conduct engaged in by a student or employee of the University that is violative of the Policy and the University believes poses a threat to the health, safety or welfare of any members of the University community or any residents of neighboring communities. The Policy applies to all students and employees, and to third-parties on University premises or at University sponsored activities.

The Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources is the University’s Title IX and Affirmative Action Officer and the designated coordinator for compliance with this policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be contacted as follows:

Robert Stoto
Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator
Moore Library, Room 108
609-895-5683, [email protected]

The University’s Title IX Coordinator is the resource available to anyone seeking additional information on the University’s Anti-Harassment and Non-Discrimination Policy or wishing to file a report related to Affirmative Action and discrimination. The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), is the federal agency charged with enforcing compliance with Title IX. Information regarding OCR can be found at: www.ed.gov/ocr.

Retaliation Prohibition

Rider University prohibits retaliation (including, but not limited to, intimidation, threats, coercion or discrimination) against any individual who reports a potential a violation of the Policy or assists in providing information related to a report of a potential violation or violation of the Policy.