Policies and Procedures

This page is intended to assist with finding the SVSH policies and adjudication procedures relevant to you. Policies and procedures may change, and therefore this site does not attach or link directly to any policy documents. Instead, this site directs you to the appropriate authority to find information about policies and procedures. If you have questions about policies and/or procedures listed on this site, please contact the department or unit overseeing them directly. 

Please contact the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination directly for questions about UC policies and/or procedures related to SVSH or to make a report. 

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination (OPHD)

ask_ophd@berkeley.edu | (510) 643-7985 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm) | ophd.berkeley.edu


University of California SVSH policies and Berkeley campus (local) procedures

The University of California Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (SVSH) was developed by the UC Office of the President and is implemented locally at each campus.


Federal and State Law and Policies

The University of California complies with state and federal laws related to sexual violence. These include, but are not limited to, the following laws: Title IX, the Clery Act, and CA SB 967 "Yes Means Yes" bill.