Rocky Vista University is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex (gender), including sexual misconduct, sexual assault, relationship (dating and domestic) violence and stalking.
The University provides resources and training to students, faculty and staff to address concerns related to sexual harassment and sexual violence prohibited by Title IX and University policy.
New Student Orientation
New student orientation covers topics such as sexual assault prevention and education, reporting procedures for sexual harassment and assault, as well as drug and alcohol awareness.
Mandatory Title IX Awareness Training
As part of its commitment to maintaining a campus free of sexual discrimination and harassment, including sexual violence, Rocky Vista University has provides mandatory Title IX awareness training for all students and employees annually. The goal of the training is to make our campus community aware of sexual violence and to understand how to prevent it.
Title IX Task Force
The Title IX Task Force, led by the Title IX coordinator, Ms. Laura Dement, is broadly based, including students, faculty, and staff members specializing in this area. The Task Force meets regularly to improve the way the University responds to student and employee reports of discrimination, harassment (including sexual misconduct), stalking and interpersonal violence. It also develops and delivers ongoing sexual misconduct and assault prevention communication campaigns to students and staff.
Campus Safety and Security Office
Printed information and communication about sexual misconduct and assault awareness, prevention, and reporting is made available to students and staff outside of the Office of Campus Safety and Security, as well electronically on monitors around the campus.