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Vanderbilt’s Commitment

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Vanderbilt University is committed to equal opportunity and to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all members of the University community, guests, and visitors. The University’s policies, programs, and activities are designed to foster civility, courtesy and respect. The University prohibits and seeks to eliminate all forms of gender harassment and sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence, which includes dating violence, domestic violence. Under federal law, Vanderbilt has a duty to take steps to prevent and redress gender discrimination, sexual misconduct and intimate partner violence. Such conduct is contrary to Vanderbilt’s values, represents socially irresponsible behavior, and will not be tolerated.

Vanderbilt’s commitment to address gender harassment

Vanderbilt University values being a place where anyone can learn, work and live in a safe and comfortable environment. As a community, we are committed to preventing and responding to gender harassment.