Pacific Oaks is committed to providing an academic environment that is free of discrimination and harassment of any type. In keeping with this commitment, Pacific Oaks maintains a strict policy prohibiting all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment of any kind, including sexual harassment, based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information or characteristics protected by the state or federal employment harassment and discrimination laws.
Retaliation against an individual making an informal or formal allegation of discrimination, sexual harassment, or harassment of any type will be considered a separate incident of discrimination, sexual harassment, or harassment. All complaints, whether formal or informal, will be investigated.
Harassment includes verbal, written, physical, and visual conduct that creates an intimidating, offensive, or hostile study, or working or learning environment or that interferes with educational opportunities.