Dating Violence

(See also Domestic Violence)

Dating Violence is violence committed by a person, who is in or has been in a social relationship of a romantic of intimate nature with the Complainant.

The existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on the Complainant’s statement and with consideration of the length of the relationship, the type of relationship, and the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship. For the purposes of this definition:

(1)       Dating violence includes, but is not limited to, sexual or physical abuse or the threat of such abuse.

(2)       Dating violence does not include acts covered under the definition of domestic violence.

Dating Violence is prohibited under EP 1.204, the University’s Policy on Title IX Sexual Harassment.