UNT Dallas defines sexual assault, dating violence and stalking in the following ways:
What is sexual assault?
Sexual contact or intercourse with a person without the person's consent, including sexual contact or intercourse against the person's will or in a circumstance in which the person is incapable of consenting to the contact or intercourse.
Sexual Harassment: Unwelcome, sex-based verbal or physical conduct that:
- in the employment context, unreasonably interferes with a person's work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment; or
- in the education context, is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that the conduct interferes with a student's ability to participate in or benefit from educational programs or activities at a postsecondary educational institution.
Sexual Misconduct: Conduct including sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, and/or sexual violence
Consent: Words or actions that show an active, knowing and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity. Consent cannot be gained by force, coercion, manipulation, threats, or taking advantage of the incapacitation of another when the individual knows or reasonably should know of such incapacity by use of alcohol or drugs. Consent is absent when the activity in question exceeds the scope of previously given consent, or the person is unconscious or otherwise unaware that the prohibited conduct is occurring. Consent may be revoked at any time.
What is Dating Violence?
Abuse or violence, or a threat of abuse or violence, against a person with whom the actor has or has had a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature.
Dating violence includes: physical abuse/assault; emotional abuse; verbal abuse; financial abuse and; sexual abuse
What is Stalking?
A course of conduct directed at a person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for the person's safety or to suffer substantial emotional distress.
Stalking behaviors can include, but are not limited to: damage to victim’s property; repeatedly following the victim to class; repeating behaviors that would cause a victim to feel fearful, threatened, or harassed; obsessive attempts at communication via telephone, email, social media, etc.
Who should complete this form?
Any faculty, staff, or student having knowledge of reasonable suspicion that an incident of sexual assault, dating violence, and or stalking has taken place. *Reporters and survivors may request to remain anonymous, however the University still wants to be notified of any incidents of sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.
Why should I fill out this form?
The information will be used to help enhance the understanding of the climate within the campus community pertaining to such concerns so that we may strengthen education and prevention efforts on sexual assault, dating violence, and domestic violence. Statistical data will also be collected from the information provided. Survivors may also use the form to request support.
What happens to the information provided?
In addition to tracking sexual assaults, UNT Dallas has a federal obligation to investigate complaints regarding sexual assault, and take immediate action including procedural steps to reasonably end the behavior and prevent the behavior from reoccurring. UNT Dallas will make a concerted effort to ensure that Anonymous Reporters will remain anonymous and that identifying information will be provided to third parties during the investigation, unless such accommodation hinders the completion of the full investigation.
PLEASE BE AWARE: Completing this form does not constitute a police report or a student conduct report. To file a formal complaint please contact
What if I would like to speak with a person?
To speak with someone about the incident, contact
- UNT Dallas Title IX Office
- Office of Counseling and Wellness Services at 972-338-1779
- Office of the Dean of Students at 972-338-1775
- UNT Dallas Police Department at 972-780-3000
- College of Law Dean of Students Office at 214-243-1789
- or Equal Employment Opportunity Office at 817-735-0614