"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
- Title IX Educational Amendments of 1972
Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles is committed to providing a learning, working, and living environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex. MSMU recognizes the significant, unacceptable and nationwide existence of Sexual Harassment on college campuses. The University does not condone and will not tolerate sexual harassment from any member of the University community, and is committed to taking all appropriate steps to eliminate sexual harassment, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects.
Each member of the University community is responsible for conducting themselves in accordance with this Policy. The University also encourages all members of the University community to participate in the process of creating a safe, welcoming and respectful campus environment free from sexual harassment for all. Accordingly, MSMU encourages Students and University Community members to report instances of Sexual Harassment so that the University can take appropriate responsive action.
In accordance with Title IX, prohibited behavior includes, but is not limited to the following, which are defined further in our Title IX policies linked below:
- Sexual Harassment
- Sexual Assault
- Domestic Violence
- Dating Violence
- Sex or Gender-Based Discrimination
- Student Title IX Policy
- Faculty and Staff Title IX Policy
- Student-on-Student Sexual and Interpersonal Misconduct Policy and Protocol
- Good Samaritan and Self Reporting Policy
- Code of Conduct
- Policy Prohibiting Unlawful Harassment and Discrimination