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How Cal State L.A. responds to dating/domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking is governed by federal and state law as well as CSU executive orders. In addition, guidelines from the U.S. Department of Education and other entities identify strategies for campuses to use in preventing domestic and sexual violence and responding to incidents.
- Information about federal and state legislation can be found by clicking related legislation.
- CSU executive orders include:
- Guideline documents include:
- Beyond Title IX: Guidelines for Preventing and Responding to Gender-based Violence in Higher Education (Links to Futures Without Violence)
- Dear Colleague Letter: Sexual Violence (U.S. Department of Education)
- California Campus Blueprint to Address Sexual Assault (California Campus Sexual Assault Task Force)
- Sexual Harassment: It's Not Academic (Links to U.S. Department of Education)
- Shifting the Pardigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence (American College Health Association)
Implementation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Related Sexual Harassment/Violence Legislation for CSU Students
Executive Order 1072 provides direction on implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106) ("Title IX"); the California Equity in Higher Education Act (Education Code §66250 et seq.); California Education Code §67385.7; and the Governor's "California Campus Blueprint to Address Sexual Assault" for CSU students.TOP
Student Conduct Procedures
Executive Order 1073 identifies procedures which govern all student disciplinary matters systemwide, pursuant to section 41301 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations (Title 5).TOP
Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Handling Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaints by Students
Executive Order 1074: It is CSU policy that no Student shall, on the basis of any Protected Status, be unlawfully excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, any CSU program or activity. Nor shall a Student be otherwise subjected to unlawful Discrimination, Harassment, or Retaliation for exercising any rights under this executive order. This policy is established in compliance with the California Equity in Higher Education Act (Education Code §66250 et seq.), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, among other applicable state and federal laws.TOP
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
Executive Order 1083 designates all CSU employees as child abuse and neglect mandated reporters. It states, in part, “Whenever an employee, in his/her professional capacity or within the scope of his/her employment, has knowledge of or observes a child (i.e., a person under the age of 18 years) whom the employee knows, or reasonably suspects, to have been the victim of child abuse or neglect, the employee must report the incident…”TOP