This video presents the issue of school safety as an expansive topic that includes multiple areas of concern, and one that affects the whole community.
The term includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, sexual intimidation, sexual harassment, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (hereafter "University") is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment that is free from discrimination based on sex in accordance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits sex discrimination in employment; and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Sa VE Act).
Sexual misconduct is a form of sex discrimination and will not be tolerated.
Sexual misconduct can be committed by men or women, strangers or acquaintances, and can occur between or among people of the same or opposite sex.
Inappropriate Consensual Relationship – A consensual sexual relationship, romantic relationship, or dating between a university faculty member or other employee and any employee or student over whom the individual has any direct or indirect supervisory, teaching, evaluation, or advisory authority, unless the relationship has been reported in advance and a plan to manage the conflict inherent in the relationship has been approved and documented.