About Sexual Misconduct and Gender Based Violence

Sexual misconduct is a broad term encompassing sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, non-consensual sexual contact, and non-consensual sexual intercourse. It can occur between acquaintances, people involved in an intimate sexual relationship, or strangers. Sexual misconduct can be committed by someone of any gender, and it can occur between people of the same or different sex.

Gender based violence is a broad term encompassing dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking. Find comprehensive definitions of the types of sexual misconduct and gender based violence here.

Bowdoin takes the issue of sexual misconduct and gender based violence very seriously, and is committed to creating a campus where everyone understands that any form of sexual or interpersonal violence is unacceptable. To this end, Bowdoin has created an extensive network of educational programs, resources, and services to provide support and information to students, friends and families of students, and the college community.

The Title IX Office is located in Dudley Coe, Room 119.