Report 2013-124 Recommendation 45 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 #45 To: Chico, California State University

To comply with state law, Chico State, San Diego State, and UC Berkeley must ensure the appropriate distribution of the university's written policy on sexual harassment to all incoming students at new student orientations.

1-Year Agency Response

The university has designed information pamphlets and handouts which summarize system wide Executive Order 1095 (CSU's policy implementing updates to Title IX and VAWA) and list appropriate resources available to students. This information is included in the new student orientation packet and is currently being distributed as part of our Summer orientation program. Additionally, a representative from our Title IX team has secured table space and an opportunity to provide materials and information to attendees of the orientation program.

  • Completion Date: June 2015
  • Response Date: June 2015

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


6-Month Agency Response

The university has designed a brochure, door hanger, and a poster which summarize system wide Executive Order 1095 (CSU's policy implementing updates to Title IX and VAWA) and list appropriate resources available to students. This information will be included in the new student orientation packet which will be distributed to students beginning in Summer 2015. Executive Orders 1095 and 1097 have been added to the curriculum of courses required for Summer Orientation Staff.

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

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


60-Day Agency Response

The university has designed a brochure, door hanger, and a poster which summarize system wide Executive Order 1095 (CSU's policy implementing updates to Title IX and VAWA) and list appropriate resources available to students. This information will be included in the new student orientation packet which is distributed to all incoming students.

  • Estimated Completion Date: December 2014
  • Response Date: August 2014

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

Chico State is still in the process of finalizing the materials that will be distributed to incoming students at student orientation.


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