Sexual Misconduct violates the dignity of individuals. It is a form of discrimination based on sex or gender that violates federal Title IX regulations and is prohibited by Tufts policy. In some cases, sexual misconduct can also be a violation of criminal law. Sexual misconduct includes stalking, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sex discrimination and relationship violence. Tufts is committed to providing an education and work environment that is free from sexual misconduct. The University works to prevent and address sexual misconduct through educational programs, training, and complaint resolution. Tufts encourages all members of the University community to report any concerns or complaints of sexual misconduct. Managers, supervisors and other agents of the University are required to report promptly and appropriately all allegations of sexual misconduct that are brought to their attention.
The following documents can be viewed or downloaded by clicking on the PDF link below:
- Sexual Misconduct / Sexual Assault Policy PDF
- Full Sexual Misconduct Adjudication Process (SMAP includes Sexual Assault) PDF
- Sexual Misconduct Adjudication Process Overview (Includes Sexual Assault) PDF
- Discrimination Complaint Processing Guidelines for Staff
To report an incident of sexual misconduct or to find more resources please visit our Reporting Guide.