|Federal and state law, as well as University of Southern California policy, prohibits sexual harassment in an employment — and in an educational — setting. Sexual harassment may occur between professors and students; supervisors and their subordinates; or between peers.|
DEFINITION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
The University of Southern California defines sexual harassment as an unwelcome sexual advance, a request for sexual favors, or any other verbal, physical or visual conduct of a sexual nature when:
To read the complete USC policy on sexual harassment, click here.
Eliminating sexual discrimination in the classroom
For more information, contact:
USC Center for Women & Men, (213) 740-4900
USC Center for Women & Men handles gender-based discrimination that is student-against-student, including sexual harassment.
Office for Equity and Diversity, (213) 740-5086
The Office for Equity and Diversity handles gender-based discrimination that is staff-against-staff, faculty-against-faculty or any combination of those.
Associate Dean for Women (Health Sciences)
Dr. Raquel Arias, (323) 442-2554
Professional Development offers customized training in sexual harassment awareness and prevention for USC employees and a mandatory online program for USC employees.
Title IX compliance for athletic programs
Carol Dougherty, Senior Associate Athletic Director, (213) 740-4152