Clark has specific policies for sexual offense as they apply to Clark community members. Clark’s policies, standards, and regulations are written below. Understanding the community standards will help you navigate your time here at Clark and provide guidance.
To review the current details of this policy, click on the appropriate file that represents your role here at Clark:
Please note: The party making an allegation of a sexual offense is considered a Complainant and the party being accused is called a Respondent. Allegations of a violation of a Clark University Sexual Offense Policy will be governed by whether the Respondent is Faculty, Staff or a Student.
Additionally Prohibited Conduct
Aiding or Facilitating a Sexual offense
Aiding or facilitating a sexual offense means promoting or encouraging the commission of any behavior prohibited under this policy. Members of the Clark community are prohibited both from personally engaging in sexual offenses, and also from engaging in conduct which assists or encourages another person to engage in such misconduct.
In most circumstances, Clark University will treat attempts to commit any of the violations listed in this policy as if those attempts had been completed.
Clark University will not tolerate intentional false reporting of incidents. It is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct to make an intentionally false report of any policy violation, and it may also violate state criminal statutes and civil defamation laws.