Student Handbook

1.6.7 - Applicable Federal, State, and Local Law

Xavier's Code of Conduct Sections and provides definitions of Sex Discrimination prohibited by the University and these are the policies that will be applied to address student conduct. Ohio and federal law have separate and distinct criminal definitions of these types of conduct that the University is required to publish in this Handbook by the Clery Act (Section 1.3.3).

Students and employees have the right to report behavior to both the University and request a response under the University's internal policies, and to law enforcement to request a response under the criminal law. The definitions below are taken from applicable federal and state criminal law.