"The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in an atmosphere free of harassment, exploitation, or intimidation. Every member of the community should be aware that the University prohibits sexual harassment and sexual violence, and that such behavior violates both law and University policy. The University will respond promptly and effectively to reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence, and will take appropriate action to prevent, to correct, and when necessary, to discipline behavior that violates this policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence.
-University of California Systemwide Policy Statement, June 17, 2015
**This is not the complete text of the Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy. The policy contains additional information on formal and informal complaint procedures. Copies of the UCSB Policy on Sexual Harassment and Complaint Resolution Procedures are available at the Office of Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment/Title IX Compliance. Furthermore, the UC Systemwide sexual harassment policy may be found at: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000385/SHSV.