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Policies & Resources

The University of California is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of categories including:

  • race
  • color
  • national origin
  • gender
  • age
  • sexual orientation/identity

The University of California policies prohibit sexual harassment, including sexual assault.

If you have any questions regarding sexual harassment and/or sexual assault, or would like to file a report, please contact:

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)

Sexual, Racial, and Other Forms of Harassment Policy

Sexual, racial, and other forms of harassment, defined as follows:

Harassment is defined as conduct that is so severe and/or pervasive, and objectively offensive, and that so substantially impairs a person's access to University programs or activities, that the person is effectively denied equal access to the University's resources and opportunities on the basis of the person’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, alienage, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or perceived membership in any of these classifications.

Here are some links to a variety of policies students may find helpful: