Sexual Assault Prevention
Cumberland University does not tolerate sexual assault, coercion, exploitation, or other forms of sexual misconduct that offends the dignity of any member of the college community. Sexual assault, whether occurring on campus or at college-sponsored activities, is both a violation of the standards of the college and a criminal act within federal and state laws. Individuals who believe they have been the victims of a sexual assault may pursue resolution on campus and/or criminal action against an alleged perpetrator.
Report Sexual Misconduct
The University encourages any member of the University community who has experienced sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, or knows of another member of the community who has experienced sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking to report the incident to University authorities.
If a Cumberland student, faculty or staff member, visitor, or contractor has experienced a sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, they should immediately report the incident to the Dean of Students at 615-547-1387 (if students are involved), the Director of HR at 615-547-1359 (if faculty and/or staff are involved), and/or University Safety Security at 615-476-3061.
Alcohol and Drug Policy
Unauthorized possession, use, consumption, transportation, or distribution of drugs and alcohol BY ANY STUDENT on University property or at off-campus, University-sanctioned functions is strictly prohibited. No student shall be in an intoxicated condition at any time on campus, as made evident by boisterousness, rowdiness, obscene or indecent conduct or appearance, or by vulgar, profane, lewd, or unbecoming language. Violation of this policy will result in student misconduct sanctions and/or may result in arrest by an appropriate law enforcement agency.