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Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures

UMBC is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of the campus community and recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment which is free from Sexual Misconduct, Interpersonal Violence, and Related Misconduct.

UMBC prohibits all forms of gender Discrimination and Harassment on the basis of sex or gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression in its educational programs and activities or with respect to terms and conditions of employment.

UMBC prohibits Retaliation against any student, faculty, staff, or applicant for admission or employment who asserts a claim under this policy or who participates in an investigation of a complaint.

New Interim Policy on Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

Policy Updated Effective: August 14, 2020


The former policy and procedures will be used for all reports made before August 14, 2020:

Policy Updated Effective: August 28, 2019

Student Procedures Updated Effective: August 28, 2019

Faculty Procedures: Updated Effective August 30, 2019

Staff Procedures: Updated Effective August 30, 2019

Related USM Policies:

UMBC Archived Policy on Prohibited Sexual Misconduct and Other Related Conduct