Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation
Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Policy
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that values diversity and fosters tolerance and mutual respect. We embrace and encourage our community differences in Age, Disability (physical and mental), Gender (or sex), Gender Identity (including transgender), Gender Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Nationality, Race or Ethnicity (including color or ancestry), Religion (or Religious Creed), Sexual Orientation, and Veteran or Military Status, and other characteristics that make our community unique. CSUF prohibits discrimination, discriminatory harassment, retaliation and sexual harassment, including sexual violence and any type of sexual misconduct.
Administrators, supervisors, and employees who witness, become aware of, or have information regarding any form of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, inappropriate sexual behavior, and/or criminal activity involving a CSUF employee, volunteer, student, or guest are required to report the incident immediately to the DHR Administrator or Title IX Coordinator listed below. There are exceptions to reporting that are dependent upon your position at the university. These exceptions include physicians, psychotherapists, professional licensed counselors, licensed clinical social workers, and clergy.
To learn more information on the exceptions, please see Executive Order 1095
Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation (DHR) Administrator
The Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation (DHR) Administrator is responsible for the implementation and compliance of the campus policy on the prohibition of discrimination and harassment based upon Protected Status and retaliation. CSUF will not tolerate acts of discrimination or harassment based upon Protected Status, or related retaliation against or by any employees or students. The policy is outlined in Executive Order 1096 and Executive Order 1097 .
All members of the campus community, including guests, who perceive to have experienced acts of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation (DHR) may submit a complaint by visiting the DHR website, found below.