The University of Colorado Boulder has policies that prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner abuse, and stalking.


Conduct that deprives an individual of a benefit of employment or educational opportunity based on membership of a protected class*.

Unwanted verbal or physical behavior; conduct that interferes with an individual’s work, academic performance, or participation in university programs or activities is considered harassment.

  • Harassment of a sexual nature
  • Severe and/or repeated sexual behavior that is not welcome or asked for
  • Comments/innuendos/behaviors of a sexual nature which are inappropriate to the environment
  • Sexual assault is a form of sexual harassment
  • Intimate partner abuse and stalking are also covered in these policies

  • Anyone who has the authority to hire, promote, discipline, evaluate, grade or direct faculty, staff or students;
  • Everyone who manages or supervises others, includingbut not limited to faculty, teaching assistants, resident advisers, coaches and anyone who leads, administers, advises or directs University programs.

Race, Color, National origin, Sex, Pregnancy, Age, Political Affiliation, Disability, Creed, Religion, Sexual orientation, Gender identity, Gender expression, Political Philosophy, Veteran status