Commonly used definitions defined below:
Sexual Harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature.
Sexual Violence is a form of sexual harassment prohibited by Title IX and refers to physical acts perpetrated against a person’s will or where a person is incapable of giving consent, such as due to the survivor’s use of drugs or alcohol, or due to an intellectual or other disability. Sexual violence includes: rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual coercion, and intimate partner violence.
Dating Violence is violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the survivor.
Intimate Partner Violence includes felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed by a current or former spouse of the survivor, by a person with whom the survivor shares a child in common, by a person who is cohabitating with the survivor as a spouse.
Stalking means engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety or the safety of others or suffer substantial emotional distress.
Sexual Harassment Policy http://umaine.edu/eo/policies-procedures/
Student Conduct Code www.maine.edu/pdf/conductcode.pdf
Office of Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention
3rd Floor Memorial Union, Room 315
The Women’s Resource Center
102 Fernald Hall
Employee Assistance Program
126 College Avenue
Office of Human Resources
234 Corbett Hall
Public Safety Building
Office of Equal Opportunity
101 North Stevens Hall