Prohibition Against Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation

Policy number: 
16.005
Policy description: 

It is the policy of the University of North Texas to maintain a safe and respectful work and educational environment that is free from sex discrimination and allows all individuals to fully participate in the benefits and privileges the University has to offer. Therefore, in accordance with Title IX and state law, the University prohibits sexual misconduct at its educational programs and activities. Sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, retaliation, and other conduct prohibited under this Policy will be subject to disciplinary action.

Policy owner: VP for Institutional Equity and Diversity
Policy contact: 
Joanne Woodard
VP for Institutional Equity and Diversity
Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity
Applies to: 
All University
Date Issued: 
Monday, February 1, 1993

Last updated: 

Date: 
05/29/2021
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revision merged UNT 16.007, Title IX Sexual Harassment, and 16.005 into a comprehensive sexual misconduct policy. Effective date: 6/1/2021.
Date: 
05/14/2020
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy was revised to incorporate the significant changes required by SB212 related to reporting, victim interaction, investigating, disciplining, training,and contracting.
Date: 
01/31/2018
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
The policy was revised to comply with SB 969, requiring a new university definition of "sexual harassment."
Date: 
04/01/2011
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
08/01/2002
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/2000
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1999
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1995
Action: 
Revision