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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 3. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION [66000 - 101060]

  ( Title 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 10. PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS [94000 - 95010]

  ( Division 10 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 59. PRIVATE POSTSECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS [94000 - 95010]

  ( Part 59 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3.7. Student Safety [94380 - 94385]
  ( Chapter 3.7 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1638, Sec. 2. )

94380.
  

Each private postsecondary educational institution with a full-time equivalency enrollment of over 1,000 and private vocational educational institution shall do all of the following:

(a) Require the appropriate officials at each campus of their respective institutions to compile records of all occurrences reported to police or campus authorities, and arrests for crimes involving violence, theft, or destruction of property, or illegal drugs or alcoholic intoxication that happen on the campus.

(b) Make the information compiled pursuant to subdivision (a) available on the request of any student or employee of, or applicant for admission to, any campus of their respective institutions.

(c) Require the appropriate officials at each campus of their respective institutions to prepare, prominently post, and copy for distribution on request a campus safety plan that sets forth all of the following: the availability and location of security personnel, methods for summoning assistance of security personnel, any special safeguards that have been established for particular facilities or activities, any actions taken in the preceding 18 months to increase safety, and any changes in safety precautions expected to be made during the next 24 months. For the purposes of this section, posting and distribution may be accomplished by including relevant safety information in a student handbook or brochure that is made generally available to students.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 8, Sec. 53. Effective April 15, 1993.)

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(a) Each private postsecondary educational institution and private vocational educational institution shall each adopt, and implement at each of their respective campuses or other facilities, a written procedure or protocols to ensure, to the fullest extent possible, that students, faculty, and staff who are victims of sexual assault committed at or upon the grounds of, or upon off-campus grounds or facilities maintained by the institution, or upon grounds or facilities maintained by affiliated student organizations, shall receive treatment and information. If appropriate on-campus treatment facilities are unavailable, the written procedure or protocols may provide for referrals to local community treatment centers.

(b) The written procedures or protocols adopted pursuant to subdivision (a) shall contain at least the following information:

(1) The college policy regarding sexual assault on campus.

(2) Personnel on campus who should be notified, and procedures for notification, with the consent of the victim.

(3) Legal reporting requirements, and procedures for fulfilling them.

(4) Services available to victims, and personnel responsible for providing these services, such as the person assigned to transport the victim to the hospital, to refer the victim to a counseling center, and to notify the police, with the victim’s concurrence.

(5) A description of campus resources available to victims, as well as appropriate off-campus services.

(6) Procedures for ongoing case management, including procedures for keeping the victim informed of the status of any student disciplinary proceedings in connection with the sexual assault, and the results of any disciplinary action or appeal, and helping the victim deal with academic difficulties that may arise because of the victimization and its impact.

(7) Procedures for guaranteeing confidentiality and appropriately handling requests for information from the press, concerned students, and parents.

(8) Each victim of sexual assault should receive information about the existence of at least the following options: criminal prosecutions, civil prosecutions, the disciplinary process through the college, the availability of mediation, alternative housing assignments, and academic assistance alternatives.

(c) For the purposes of this section, “sexual assault” includes, but is not limited to, rape, forced sodomy, forced oral copulation, rape by a foreign object, sexual battery, or threat of sexual assault.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 8, Sec. 55. Effective April 15, 1993.)

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