Report 2013-124 Recommendation 42 Responses

Report 2013-124: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence: California Universities Must Better Protect Students by Doing More to Prevent, Respond to, and Resolve Incidents (Release Date: June 2014)

Recommendation #42 To: San Diego, California State University

Chico State, San Diego State, and UCLA should ensure that the content of the education on sexual violence they provide to incoming students covers the topics outlined in California Education Code, Section 67385.7(b).

Agency Response*

SDSU has reviewed and revised its New Student Orientation programming to ensure that it covers the topics outlined in California Education Code, Section 67385.7(b), specifically (1) Common facts and myths about the causes of sexual violence; (2) Dating violence, rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking crimes, including information on how to file internal administrative complaints with the institution of higher education and how to file criminal charges with local law enforcement officials; (3) The availability of, and contact information for, campus and community resources for students who are victims of sexual violence; (4) Methods of encouraging peer support for victims and the imposition of sanctions on offenders; (5) Information regarding campus, criminal, and civil consequences of committing acts of sexual violence.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: August 2014
  • Response Date: August 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2013-124

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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