Policies & Procedures

Occidental College is committed to providing an environment for students, faculty, administrators, staff, and visitors that is free of all forms of discrimination and harassment, including sexual and interpersonal misconduct. 

The College has enacted the Sexual and Interpersonal Misconduct Policy to reflect and maintain its institutional values and community expectations, to provide for fair and equitable procedures for determining when the policy has been violated, and to provide recourse for individuals and the community in response to violations of the policy.

Current Policy

Sexual and Interpersonal Misconduct Policy (applicable for cases initiated on or after January 1, 2022, as well as the remaining steps of any cases already active on January 1, 2022)

Past Policies

Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy (applicable for cases initiated between August 14, 2020 and December 31, 2021)

Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy (applicable for cases initiated between November 2019 and August 14, 2020)

Civil Rights Policy

Occidental College's Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy applies to reports of discrimination or harassment on the basis of a protected characteristic (other than sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression).