Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policies and Processes

CSUDH is committed to inclusive excellence and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Disability, Gender, Genetic Information, Gender Identity or Expression (including Transgender), Nationality, Marital Status, Race or Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Veteran or Military Status. CSU Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 detail how CSUDH prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. For more information about the CSU Executive Orders Governing CSUDH's Response to Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation, visit csudh.edu/gei/policies/ or read the Executive Orders below:  

At CSUDH, the Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator has been designated respond to inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, including reports of policy violations. To report an incident to the Discirmination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator, fill out the online reporting form found at csudh.edu/gei/make-report/ or call (310) 243-1025. To report an emergency, please call the CSUDH police department by dialing 911 or (310) 243-3333.

Definitions

  • Discrimination means Adverse Action taken against a Student by the CSU, a CSU employee, or another Student because of a Protected Status.
  • Harassment means unwelcome conduct, based on the Complainant’s Protected Status, that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that its effect, whether or not intended, could be considered by a reasonable person in the shoes of the Complainant, and is in fact considered by the Complainant, as limiting her/his ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or opportunities offered by the University.
  • Retaliation means Adverse Action taken against a Student because s/he has or is believed to have:
    • Exercised rights under this Executive Order;
    • Reported or opposed conduct which s/he reasonably and in good faith believes is in violation of this Executive Order;
    • Assisted or participated in a policy-related investigation/proceeding regardless of whether the Complaint was substantiated; or,
    • Assisted someone in reporting or opposing a violation of this Executive Order, or assisted someone in reporting or opposing Retaliation under this Executive Order.
    • Retaliation may occur whether or not there is a power or authority differential between the individuals involved.

Please contact the Title IX Officer/Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator if you have any questions about this policy: Elizabeth Schrock, eschrock@csudh.edu, (310) 243-1025. Additional questions can also be addressed to the Office for Civil Rights at ocr.sanfrancisco@ed.gov or (415) 486-5555.

Created: May 10, 2012
Amended:  February 18, 2019

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