Report 2013-124 Recommendation 38 Responses

Report 2013-124: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence: California Universities Must Better Protect Students by Doing More to Prevent, Respond to, and Resolve Incidents (Release Date: June 2014)

Recommendation #38 To: San Diego, California State University

To ensure that all incoming students receive education on sexual harassment and sexual violence, San Diego State and UC Berkeley should impose consequences, such as registration holds, on those not receiving the education.

1-Year Agency Response

All incoming students for Academic Year 2015-16 will be required to complete an online training program. Failure to complete the training will result in registration holds pending completion.

  • Estimated Completion Date: August 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

San Diego State is now requiring incoming students to attend sexual harassment and sexual violence education. If students do not attend the training a registration hold will be put in place.


6-Month Agency Response

All incoming students are required to view a 30 minute presentation on sexual harassment and sexual violence during New Student Orientation. Those who do not attend orientation are required to complete the training online. Completion of this training will be regularly monitored and students will receive reminders to complete the training in a timely manner. Students who fail to complete the training will be contacted directly and required to attend an in-person presentation. Further, incoming students are required to complete the Sexual Violence online training, as part of the e-Checkup to Go program, during their first semester. San Diego State is reviewing other options to enforce the training requirements.

  • Estimated Completion Date: February 2015
  • Response Date: December 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending


60-Day Agency Response

All incoming students are required to view a 30 minute presentation on sexual harassment and sexual violence during New Student Orientation. Those who do not attend orientation are required to complete the training online. Completion of this training will be regularly monitored and students will receive reminders to complete the training in a timely manner. Students who fail to complete the training will be contacted directly and required to attend an in-person presentation. Further, incoming students are required to complete the Sexual Violence online training, as part of the e-Checkup to Go program, during their first semester. San Diego State is reviewing other options to enforce the training requirements.

  • Estimated Completion Date: February 2015
  • Response Date: August 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2013-124

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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