Stark State College wants those who have experienced sexual misconduct or another type of discrimination or harassment based on a protected class, and those who have been accused of the same, to understand how the College addresses these issues.This webpage serves our college community as a comprehensive resource tool for guidance in reporting, policy, and on/off campus assistance.
The Title IX regulation describes the conduct that violates Title IX.
Examples of the types of discrimination that are covered under Title IX include sexual harassment, the failure to provide equal opportunity in athletics, and discrimination based on pregnancy.
Stalking – Defined by the VAWA Amendment as engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety or the safety of others, or to suffer substantial emotional distress.
Sexual Assault– Sexual assault, including rape, occurs when a person is forced or coerced physically, verbally or by deception into any type of sexual conduct or contact with another person whether the assailant is a friend, acquaintance or stranger.
Stark State College desires to establish and maintain a safe and secure environment for our employees and students.