Admissions & Aid
The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York has adopted the following policy (January 25, 1982, Cal. No. 5.A.):
It is the policy of The City University of New York to prohibit harassment of employees or students on the basis of sex. This policy is related to and is in conformity with the equal employment opportunity policy of the University to recruit, employ, retain and promote employees without regard to sex, age, race, color or creed. Prompt investigation of allegations will be made on a confidential basis to ascertain the veracity of complaints and appropriate corrective action will be taken.
It is a violation of policy for any member of the University community to engage in sexual harassment. It is a violation of policy for any member of the University community to take action against an individual for reporting sexual harassment.
For purposes of this policy, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or written communications or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when:
The policy is in accordance with guidelines of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which recommend that employers adopt policy guidelines expressing strong disapproval of sexual harassment and develop appropriate investigative procedures and sanctions for improper conduct. These guidelines make such principles applicable to all members of the University community.