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What is Sexual Assault?

Student Wellness - Sexual Misconduct


Sexual Assault is defined as any sexual activity or touching with any object or body part of another person without consent or by force. This includes:

  • Unwanted touching or fondling
  • Forcing a person to perform a sexual activity
  • Forced or unwanted penetration
  • The person is unable to give consent due to being asleep, unconscious, or under the influence of alcohol, drugs or other substances
  • Threatening of sexual assault

If you, or someone you know has experienced sexual assault, it is encouraged to contact the Sexual Misconduct Response Team, or Klinic Sexual Assault Crisis Line to discuss your options for reporting and seeking support.