Sexual Violence under this Policy includes, but is not limited to:
a. Rape - Defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as follows: The penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.
b. Sexual Assault - Actual or attempted sexual contact with another person without that person's consent. Sexual assault includes, but is not limited to:
c. Sexual Exploitation - Occurs when a person takes sexual advantage of another person for the benefit of anyone other than that person without that person's consent. Examples of behavior that could rise to the level of sexual exploitation include:
d. Aiding in the Commission of Sexual Violence - The aiding or assisting in the commission of an act(s) of sexual violence is prohibited.
e. Dating Violence - Violence committed by a person: (a) who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim; and (b) where the existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors: (i) the length of the relationship; (ii) the type of relationship; and (iii) the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship. For the purposes of this definition, dating violence includes, but is not limited to, sexual or physical abuse or the threat of such abuse. Dating violence does not include acts covered under the definition of domestic violence.
f. Domestic Violence - A felony or misdemeanor crime of violence including, but not limited to, attempting to cause or causing physical harm; placing another in fear of imminent serious physical harm; or causing another to engage involuntarily in sexual relations by force, threat or duress, which is committed by (a) a current or former spouse or intimate partner of the victim; (b) a person with whom the victim shares a child in common; (c) a person who is cohabitating with, or has cohabitated with, the victim as a spouse or intimate partner; (d) a person similarly situated to a spouse of the victim under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction in which the crime of violence occurred, or (e) any other person against an adult or youth victim who is protected from that person's acts under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction in which the crime of violence occurred.
g. Stalking - Engaging in a course of conduct directed at
a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to: fear for the person's
safety or the safety of others; or suffer substantial emotional distress. For
the purposes of this definition,
course of conduct means two or more
acts, including, but not limited to, acts in which the stalker directly, indirectly,
or through third parties, by any action, method, device, or means, follows,
monitors, observes, surveils, threatens, or communicates to or about a person,
or interferes with a person's property. For the purposes of this definition,
substantial emotional distress means significant mental suffering or
anguish that may, but does not necessarily, require medical or other professional
treatment or counseling.