Sexual Misconduct Prevention


Arkansas Tech University is committed to cultivating a culture of respect in which students can thrive in their educational pursuits. All forms of sexual misconduct are in opposition to the values and standards of the community and are strictly prohibited. University members who commit sexual misconduct, whether on or off campus, are subject to University disciplinary action as well as possible criminal action. Sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, and sexual harassment. The complete Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures are located in Article III, Section F of the Student Code of Conduct in this document.


Awareness and prevention programs


As part of our commitment to an educational environment free from sexual misconduct, the University coordinates and presents awareness and prevention programming throughout each academic year. Collaborative efforts in Student Affairs enables the University to offer regular programs focused on reducing incidences of sexual misconduct for students, faculty, and staff. Examples of educational outreach and training programs related to sexual misconduct include:


Tips for preventing sexual misconduct


We all have a part to play in the fight against sexual and relationship violence. The following are some things to keep in mind as you interact with peers or sexual/romantic partners.  


Love shouldn't hurt


If you or someone you know are experiencing relationship or sexual violence, help is available through campus and community resources listed below.

Some red flags of abuse include:

Some warning signs someone is being abused include:



For additional and more detailed information related to options for ongoing assistance and reporting, please see the Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures located in the Student Handbook.