This Policy applies to: anyone involved in academic, educational, recreational, and living programs; visitors, guests and campers; applicants in the admissions process; and recipients and/or providers of Adelphi’s programs or services, including participants in Adelphi-based research projects and activities, student teaching, internships and field placements regardless of locations; subcontractors and all employees and applicants for employment in all positions. The Policy also encompasses University-sponsored events that occur off-campus; all campuses and/or Campus Centers or sites; off-campus incidents that have an on-campus impact or affect members of the campus community regardless of whether such members are on or off campus; off-campus and/or online speech or conduct, such as social networking sites, which causes a substantial disruption to University operations and/or mission or affects members of the campus community. While the Code of Conduct will govern complaints regarding misconduct by students, this Policy provides important definitions and other information that is relevant to any member of the community, including students.
This Policy applies to all cases involving allegations of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking that have a reasonable connection to the University, whether the conduct occurred on campus, off campus or while studying abroad. The protections in this policy with regard to the above mentioned cases apply regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military status or criminal conviction.
When such conduct involves students or employees from two or more institutions, such institutions may work collaboratively to address the conduct, provided that such collaboration complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Finally, this Policy also applies to events sponsored by other individuals or entities that may take place on any campus or Campus Center or Site of Adelphi University, regardless of whether or not members of the campus community are involved.