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5.1 Prohibition of Discrimination or Harassment

Michigan Technological University is a diverse community of and for scholars. This community requires an environment of trust and openness where productive work, teaching, and learning can thrive. The University recognizes the necessity of protecting First Amendment rights and encouraging free speech, but also recognizes that certain conduct can threaten the mutual respect that is the foundation of scholarly communities.  [ See Entire Policy ]

5.2 Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

In keeping with its responsibilities as an educational institution, Michigan Technological University is committed to a policy of affording equal opportunity to all of its employees, students, applicants for employment, and applicants for admission without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, height, weight, genetic information, or marital status.  [ See Entire Policy ]

5.3 Discrimination Based on Sex

Federal and State law prohibits discrimination in employment, in the utilization of educational facilities, and in educational programs and activities based on sex. Such discrimination includes gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual violence. The policy of Michigan Technological University is that such sex discrimination is prohibited.[ See Entire Policy ]

Sexual and/or Relationship Misconduct Policy for Students

The University’s Student Code of Community Conduct expressly prohibits sexual and/or relationship misconduct. Sexual and/or relationship misconduct includes sexual harassment; sexual violence; sexual exploitation; domestic violence; dating violence and stalking. These terms are defined in Paragraph II of this policy to be consistent with federal and state laws, including Title IX. [See Entire Policy]

Interim University Sex/Gender Discrimination, Harassment, and/or Sexual Misconduct Policy

Members of the Michigan Technological University community, including students, employees,and third parties have the right to be free from all forms of sex/gender based discrimination, harassment, and/or sexual misconduct.  [See Entire Interim Policy]