Sexual Assault Policy

Sexual assault, sexual misconduct and "having sex" are not the same.

Anyone can be a victim of sexual assault or sexual misconduct people of all genders, ages, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Sexual assault and sexual misconduct can happen with anyone: a stranger, someone you have known for a long time or someone you have just met.

Saint Mary's College of California insists that all members of its community shall be able to pursue their interests free from sexual assault, sexual misconduct and other forms of sexual harassment. This Policy pertains to incidents of sexual assault and sexual misconduct between students or where the alleged person to have violated the policy is a student. To report a violation of this Policy when the alleged person to have violated the policy is a student, follow the procedures outlined below. To report a violation of this Policy when the alleged person to have violated the policy is a faculty or staff member, contact the Director of Human Resources at (925) 631-4212. For information regarding reporting other forms of sexual harassment see the Policy Prohibiting, and Procedures for Reporting, Discrimination, Harassment, including Sexual, and Retaliation.