Sexual Misconduct, Domestic and Dating Violence, & Stalking

Community College of Vermont is committed to the safety, dignity, and respect of all of its students, staff, faculty, visitors, and volunteers.  The College will not tolerate any form of sexual misconduct.  Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.

Get help now if you have experienced sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking. Help includes getting to a safe place, seeking medical assistance, notifying law enforcement, seeking counseling or crisis response, and making a report to the College.

The Vermont statewide sexual violence hotline is 1-800-489-7273. The Vermont Victim Services Directory is also a helpful resource.

Employees at CCV and their household members, through Cigna’s Employee Assistance Program, have access to a dedicated personal advocate to help resolve issues and connect to resources in the community. For more info on accessing EAP services click here.

If you are subject to, observe or suspect sexual misconduct, harassment, discrimination, or violence, it is vitally important for you to bring it to the attention of a CCV staff member.  Each center has trained contact people who can assist you; you may contact any person on the list (you do not necessarily need to contact the person/s listed for your academic center).

VSC Policy 311-A describes the prohibitions around sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. This Policy applies to all members of the Vermont State Colleges community, including CCV students, staff, faculty, and other third parties.

VSC Policy 311-A Implementing Procedures outline the steps available to individuals who may have been subjected to sexual misconduct, domestic violence, or stalking, as defined in Policy 311-A, and describes CCV’s procedures for handling complaints involving such misconduct.

Q&A about Policy 311-A  – CCV’s helpful resource for understanding Policy 311-A and its Implementing Procedures.

 

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