Metropolitan State University takes the issue of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and assault very seriously. The university is committed to providing an environment free of discrimination and harassment. The University’s non-discrimination and sexual harassment policy coincides with the policy as outlined by the Minnesota State Colleges and University System (MnState).

MN State Board Policies Regarding Nondiscrimination & Access

MN State 1B.3 Policy Sexual Harassment

MN State 1B.3. 1 Procedure 1B.3.1 Response to Sexual Violence

MN State 1B.1 Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education Metropolitan State University Policies #1020 and Procedures #112

Grievance Procedure Sexual Violence Prevention

As outlined in the MN State Procedures 1B.1.1 “the complainant or the respondent may appeal the decision of the decisionmaker. An appeal must be filed in writing with the president or designee within ten (10) business days after notification of the decision.” The decision on appeal shall be made within a reasonable time in accordance with Procedure 1B.1.1 Subpart C., 9 and Part 8 Appeal. The decisionmaker will notify the complainant, respondent, and designated officer, of the decision. The decision on appeal exhausts the complainant's and respondent's administrative remedies under this procedure except as provided herein.