Vanderbilt prohibits all forms of sexual misconduct and discrimination. The University will take prompt and effective action to address all allegations of sexual misconduct and discrimination.
Vanderbilt University is committed to equal opportunity and to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all members of the University community (including students, faculty, staff, postdocs, and trainees), guests, and visitors. The University’s policies, programs, and activities are designed to foster courtesy and respect. The University prohibits and seeks to eliminate all forms of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault. Under federal law, Vanderbilt has a duty to take steps to prevent and redress sexual misconduct. Such conduct is contrary to Vanderbilt’s values and is not tolerated.
This Sexual Misconduct Policy (Policy) outlines the procedures that apply to allegations of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, involving members of the Vanderbilt community. It is applicable to all members of the Vanderbilt community, with respect to conduct that occurs on campus and conduct that occurs off-campus that has an on-campus effect, including conduct in connection with University programs or activities or that otherwise interferes with or limits the ability of a member of the community to participate in or to receive benefits, services, or opportunities from the University’s programs or activities.
Questions about the policy and its applicability to any alleged conduct may be directed to Vanderbilt’s Title IX Coordinator, who oversees compliance with applicable non-discrimination policies, including this policy:
Mary Roy, Director
Title IX Coordinator
2100 West End Avenue, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37203