Sexual Harassment-Student Government - Carnegie Mellon University

Sexual Harassment

Carnegie Mellon University is committed to maintaining a learning and work environment free from sexual harassment. Carnegie Mellon is dedicated to the free exchange of ideas and the intellectual development of all members of its community. For this exchange and development to take place freely, the institution promotes the confidence to work, to study, to innovate, and to perform without fear of harassment. 

Sexual harassment is specifically prohibited by Carnegie Mellon University. Sexual harrassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

  1. Submission to such conduct is an explicit or implicit condition of employment, or of evaluation or advancement of a student; or
  2. Submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as the basis for an employment, evaluation, or advancement decision; or
  3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Extended details may be found here.

Please do not hesitate to contact one of CMU's Sexual Assault Advisors if you feel you are a victim of sexual harrassment.