discrimination harassment and retaliation

discrimination, harassment and retaliation

CSUDH is committed to inclusive excellence and prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of Age, Disability, Gender or Sex, Genetic Information, Gender Identity, Gender Expression (including Trans*), Nationality, Marital Status, Race or Ethnicity, Religion, Sexual Orientation, and Veteran or Military Status. CSU Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 detail how the University defines and responds to complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. For more information about Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 and CSUDH’s response to complaints, visit csudh.edu/gei/policies/.

The CSUDH Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator has been designated respond to inquiries regarding our harassment, discrimination and retaliation policies, including complaints of policy violations. To report an incident to the Title IX Officer/Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator, please submit an online reporting form 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