UW System

Regent Policies

Regent Resolutions

  • Resolution 9169 Endorsement of UW Initiatives to Reduce Sexual Violence
  • Resolution 8963 Revision to Include Gender Identity or Expression in the University of Wisconsin System Regent Policy Documents on Non-Discrimination
  • Resolution 1590 Divesting with Companies that Condone Discrimination

University Personnel Policies (UPS)

  • SYS 1225 General Terms and Definitions
  • SYS 1233 Grievance Procedures
  • GEN J Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

State Law

State of Wisconsin Statutes

Administrative Code Provisions

Federal Law and Policies

Federal Law

Implementing Regulation

Federal Attorney General Opinions

  • 34 Op. Att’y Gen. (2010) Whether the Criminal Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act Apply to Otherwise Covered Conduct When the Offender and Victim are the Same Sex


“Consent” means words or overt actions by a person who is competent to give informed consent, indicating a freely given agreement to engage in sexual activity or other activity referenced in the definition of sexual assault in this section. A person is unable to give consent if the person is incapacitated because of drugs, alcohol, physical or intellectual disability, or unconsciousness.” UWS 4.12.02

Campus Contacts

Link to help, information, and resources on your UW campus.