Nebraska dating violence policy

All allegations of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking are investigated and addressed following the procedures set forth in the “University of Nebraska-Lincoln Response to Allegations of Student Sexual Conduct”, adopted pursuant to Board of Regents Policy 5.3.3, attached to this Student Code as Appendix “A,” or as Appendix “A” may be hereafter amended.

We the students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as the Cornhusker community, are true to the values we uphold.

According to this study, 43 percent of young females reported committing an act of physical dating violence compared to 28 percent of males.

Young males and females reported committing sexual violence at comparable rates, 23 percent of males compared to 18 percent of females.

We treat each other and ourselves with respect; we are dependable, following through on obligations; we are committed, faithful to a cause that is greater than ourselves; we are diligent citizens, engaging in service and our community; we share a caring spirit, demonstrating interest and concern; and we are open-minded, valuing the ideas of others; we engage in responsible social conduct that reflects credit upon the University community and model good citizenship in any community.

We work with integrity to fulfill the mission of higher education and strive for excellence while forever carrying the banner of UNL.

Domestic violence can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or gender.



Since then, two new studies have been published that confirm the need for our domestic violence policies to be revised.

Many states have passed legislation to address dating abuse in schools.

Here is a summary of some of the significant laws by state, in alphabetical order.

California, once a leader in dating abuse prevention legislation, is now begin to lag behind.

Arizona: After “Kaity’s Law” was passed in 2009, SB 1308 (2010): Permits a school district to adopt dating abuse policies and to incorporate dating violence education into health curricula for grades 7-12.This Code of Conduct seeks to create standards, consistent with our values, of the highest order to which we hold our peers and ourselves.


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