Cal State LA and CSU Policies & Procedures


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Federal and California laws and CSU/Cal State LA policies prohibit dating and domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. This prohibition applies to students, employees, and others. These laws and policies apply to conduct both on and off-campus.

Campus sanctions include suspension, expulsion, and employment termination. Perpetrators may face arrest and criminal prosecution. Offenders may have to compensate victims for crime and misconduct related expenses.

Survivors and victims have numerous rights granted by federal and state laws. These rights include fair treatment, confidentiality and campus-based accommodations.


Quick Facts on Related Laws

Key Laws:

  • Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (California Penal Code §11164-11174.3);
  • Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (California Welfare and Institutions Code §15600 - 15675);
  • Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (20 USC 1092(f) - including amendments by the Campus SaVE Act / Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013);
  • Rape and Sexual Assault Education Programs (California Education Code §67390-93);
  • Sex Offenders (California Penal Code §290.01);

Key Requirements:

  • Educate and train students, faculty and staff;
  • End current incidents, prevent future occurrences, and address impact of incidents;
  • Prohibit and protect against retaliation;
  • Hold policy violators accountable for their actions;
  • Offer survivors assistance, accommodations and resources, when requested and reasonably available;
  • Incident and crime reporting;
  • Registration of registered sex offenders with University Police;
  • Inform the campus community where law enforcement information concerning sex offenders may be obtained.

Cal State LA and CSU Policies & Procedures

Cal State LA Policies and Procedures

This document is the University’s annual notification of its commitment to nondiscrimination and its compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This procedure outlines Cal State LA's responsibility to compile and publish crime statistics in an Annual Security Report. It identifies Cal State LA campus security authorities and their reporting obligations.

This statement affirms Cal State LA's commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. The statement also includes information on filing complaints for those who believe they have been discriminated against or harassed based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, or veteran status.

This policy prohibits violent acts, threats of violence and any other behavior which by intent, action, or outcome harms another person.

This document outlines standards for student conduct and the criteria for student discipline. Prohibited behaviors include dishonesty, conduct that threatens or endangers the health and safety of others, hazing, and theft.

This notice affirms "The California State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities." The statement is accompanied by CSU Executive Order 1095 which identifies prohibited conduct and includes answers to questions related to Cal State LA options.

CSU Executive Orders

Note: CSU Executive Orders are available at CSU Policies.

  • CSU Executive Order 1083
    • Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • CSU Executive Order 1095
    • Systemwide Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking Policy.

  • CSU Executive Order 1096
    • Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Employees and Third Parties and Systemwide Procedure for Addressing Such Complaints by Employees and Third Parties.

  • CSU Executive Order 1097
    • Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Addressing Such Complaints by Students.

Accomodation Requests | Complaints | Safety Measures

Who to Contact

  • Title IX Officer
    • Aundreia Cameron, Director of Human Resources Equity and Diversity Policies and Procedures: ADM 606 • 323.343.3040 acamero6@calstatela.edu

Complaint Forms

  • Complaint Form (Attachment A of Executive Order 1096)
  • Student Complaint Form (Attachment A of Executive Order 1097)

Campus Advocate

An agreement with the East Los Angeles Women's Center (ELAWC) has established on-campus advocacy services for students.

  • On-campus appointments (Student Health Center, Station 4, 2nd floor) are available Mondays, 1-5 p.m. and Thursdays, 9a.m.-1 p.m.

Please note:

  • These services are not associated with the Student Health Center.
  • Students may also contact the East Los Angeles Women's Center (800.585.6231) to seek services at the ELAWC facility. Students also have the option to seek services through other local agencies.

Crime Reporting

Call 911 for all emergencies.

Health Center

  • Appointments and information
    • 323.343.3300
  • On-Campus Advocate
    • Michelle Pereira, East Los Angeles Women's Center: 323.526.5819 | 800.585.6231
    • Student Health Center Hours: Mondays 1-5 p.m. and Thursdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Respondent Advisor

Respondent

A respondent is an individual (California State University employee or student; third party) accused of violating University policies.

Respondent Advisor

The Respondent Advisor:

  • Helps ensure respondents are aware of what the Title IX process involves.
  • Provides respondents with related information on their rights and options.
  • Assists respondents with preparing for hearings.
  • Provides respondents with referrals to campus resources.

Campus Respondent Advisor

  • Christopher Johnson, Assistant Director, New Student and Parent Programs: SA 106 • 323.343.3195 • cjohnson@calstatela.edu

Resources

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