Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

The Title IX Office investigates violations of the University's policies regarding sexual harassment and sexual violence. They also provide education and training to encourage a bias- and harassment-free work and learning environment.

The Title IX website includes:

  • UC policies on sexual harassment and sexual violence

  • Reporting options

  • Contact information for Title IX staff

  • Links to related resources

The CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education) Program provides support, advocacy, resources and violence prevention education to the UC Santa Cruz community. They respond to the needs of students, staff, faculty and non-affiliates impacted by stalking, dating/domestic violence and sexual assault by providing free and confidential advocacy and support. The CARE website includes detailed information about services provided, how to contact CARE staff, office hours, and scheduling options.

Respondent Services for Academic Employees are provided by the Academic Personnel Office. This resource provides information to those alleged to have engaged in sexual misconduct (sexual assault, sexual violence, sexual harassment, dating violence, or stalking). Respondent Services assists a respondent in navigating the applicable University complaint, investigation and/or adjudication processes, including explanation of each of these processes and the rights associated with them. The website provides further information, including how to contact Respondent Services.