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Sexual Assault

Longwood University "Will not tolerate rape and/or sexual assault in any form, whether by a stranger or by an acquaintance, whether against females or males. This is a crime as well as a violation of Longwood's Code of Conduct Standards and Regulations." (Student Handbook).

 

Definition

Sexual misconduct is any sexual activity undertaken without consent. The following policy definition applies:

Sexual Misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • Unwelcome sexual propositions, invitations, or other pressure for sex.
  • Unwelcome touching - either of the victim or when the victim is forced to touch another person's body, directly or through clothing
  • Coerced sexual intercourse (e.g., rape, attempted rape, sodomy, or other sexual acts or misconduct), or when the victim is incapable of consent by reason of age, mental incapacity (including unwitting consumption of drugs), or physical helplessness.