Student Rights & ResponsibilitiesThe University of Alaska Southeast has a responsibility to provide individuals with a learning and working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
Discrimination refers to being adversely treated or affected, either intentionally or unintentionally, in a manner that unlawfully differentiates or makes distinctions on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, changes in marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran.
Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. It includes instances when such conduct is indicated to be a term or condition of an individual's academic or employment experience, used as a basis for academic and employment performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive academic or employment environment.
Sexual violence is a severe form of sexual harassment, and refers to physical sexual acts perpetrated against a person’s will or where a person is incapable of giving consent, including but not limited to rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual coercion, intimidation, stalking, domestic/partner violence or similar acts in violation of state or federal law.
REPORTING TO UAS
The following resources provide free support and services. All sexual misconduct reported will be taken seriously and investigated. Information will be kept private among appropriate University officials.