Anti dating policy
Employees are prohibited from pursuing or engaging in a dating or sexual relationship where one employee supervises, evaluates, or in any other way directly affects the terms and conditions of the other employee’s employment.
This provision applies to both student and non-student employees.
The University strongly supports an individual’s interest in confidentiality, particularly in instances involving sexual misconduct.
When a complainant or alleged victim requests that his or her identity be withheld or the allegation(s) not be investigated, the University will consider, through the EOO Director/Title IX Coordinator, whether this request can be honored while still providing a safe and nondiscriminatory environment for the University.
Bias factors will not be permitted to have an adverse influence upon decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, or volunteers or participants in or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.
The University of Georgia will continue in its efforts to maintain an institutional environment free of such bias and restates its policy prohibiting the interference of such bias.
Every member of the University Community is expected to uphold this Policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations.
Every student of this institution has a responsibility to conduct himself/herself in accordance with this Policy as a condition of enrollment, and every University employee has an obligation to observe University policies as a term of employment.
Sexual harassment can occur regardless of the relationship, position or respective sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity of the parties.
Is implicitly or explicitly a term or condition of employment or status in a course, program or activity; 2.
Is a basis for employment/educational decisions; or 3.
Incidents of harassment and discrimination will be met with appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal or expulsion from the University.
Bias based on the protected categories of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status will not hinder employment, study or institutional services, programs or activities.