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Title IX

Information

Sexual harassment of any one or in any context is unacceptable at Old Dominion University. Below, please find the University Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All questions and concerns regarding sexual harassment can be handled at the Old Dominion University Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, located at 121A Spong Hall.

Responsibilities of Administrators, Supervisors, and Faculty

  • University administrators, supervisors, faculty members and others who are performing instructional or academic advising duties are responsible for devising and adopting appropriate practices for maintaining a working and learning environment free of sexual harassment.
  • University administrators, supervisors, faculty members and others who are performing instructional or academic advising duties have an added responsibility of reporting any claim or concern of sexual harassment to the OIED.
  • University administrators, supervisors, faculty members and others in supervisory positions have the obligation to be knowledgeable of the policy and respond to incidents and claims of harassment in their areas of supervisory responsibility. Failure to perform a supervisory responsibility may result in disciplinary action under the appropriate policy.

The OIED shall summarily dismiss a complaint if it is determined that the complaint fails to state a claim of sexual harassment or retaliation or if the Sexual Harassment Policy does not pertain to the claim. This dismissal is final and cannot be appealed.

Formal Complaint Procedure & Contacts

ACCUSER OPTIONS CONTACT
Student University's Sexual Harassment Policy's Formal Complaint Procedure Office of Institutional Equity
and Diversity ("OIED")
Faculty University's Sexual Harassment Policy's Formal Complaint Procedure OIED
Faculty Grievance Procedure
Chair of Faculty Grievance
Committee
Classified Employee Commonwealth's Department of Human Resource Management's
Discrimination Complaint Procedures
Human Resources
Virginia Department of Employment Dispute Resolution's Grievance
Procedure
Human Resources
Wage Employee University's Sexual Harassment Policy's Complaint Procedure OIED
Commonwealth's Department of Human Resource Management's
Discrimination Complaint Procedures
Human Resources
Administrator, Alumnus, Visitor or Volunteer
University's Sexual Harassment Policy's Formal Complaint Procedure OIED