While not required, faculty members are welcome to include a statement on their syllabus addressing their reporting responsibilities and providing students with information on available resources.
Sample Syllabus Statement for Faculty
The University of San Diego is committed to upholding standards that promote respect and human dignity in an environment that fosters academic excellence and professionalism. Sexual misconduct and relationship violence in any form are antithetical to the university’s mission and core values, violate university policies, and may also violate federal and state law. Faculty members are considered “Responsible Employees” and are required to report incidents of sexual misconduct and relationship violence. If you or someone you know has been impacted by sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking or sexual exploitation, please visit www.sandiego.edu/care to access information about university support and resources.