Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions
Definitions and FAQ’s
This page is intended to help you understand the different types of sexual misconduct covered under Title IX. You will find definitions of non-consensual sexual contact / intercourse, intimate partner violence, sexual harassment, stalking, consent and gender-based discrimination.
If you have been subjected to any of these forms of misconduct please report it so that the conduct can be addressed and we can assist you with resources.
In addition, there are a variety of options on how to report and/or receive help and some may find this to be confusing, so we have provided answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.