If the complainant is mentally or physically incapacitated or impaired so that the complainant cannot understand the fact, nature, or extent of the sexual situation, there is no consent; this includes conditions due to alcohol or drug consumption, or being asleep or unconscious.
Silence does not necessarily constitute consent, and past consent of sexual activities does not imply ongoing future consent.
"' Sexual assault' means an actual, attempted, or threatened sexual act with another person without that person's consent.
Whether the respondent has taken advantage of a position of influence over the complainant may be a factor in determining consent." (Mn SCU 1B.3 Sexual Violence Policy) What is Non-forcible sex acts?
Sexual violence is an intolerable intrusion into the most personal and private rights of an individual, and is prohibited at Hennepin Technical College.
Hennepin Technical College is committed to eliminating sexual violence in all forms and will take appropriate remedial action against any individual found responsible for acts in violation of this policy.
Acts of sexual violence may also constitute violations of criminal or civil law, or other Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board Policies that may require separate proceedings.
To further its commitment against sexual violence, HTC provides reporting options, an investigative and disciplinary process, and prevention training or other related services as appropriate. "Sexual Violence includes a continuum of conduct that includes sexual assault, non-forcible sex acts, dating and relationship violence, stalking, as well as aiding acts of sexual violence." (Mn SCU 1B.3 Sexual Violence Policy) What is Sexual Assault?