University community” means all individuals who have a relationship with or to the University (or had at the time of the incident), including but not limited to:

  • Students, meaning individuals registered as students at the University, whether full-time or part-time (including special students), at the noncredit, undergraduate or graduate level;
  • All employees and faculty, including all unionized and non-unionized academic and support staff as well as those whose salary is paid through sources other than the University’s operating funds, such as grants, research grants and external contracts;
  • Persons with an academic appointment including but not limited to adjunct, visiting and emeritus professors, post-doctoral or clinical fellows and research trainees;
  • Contractors, consultants, suppliers or other entities engaged by the University to provide services or goods when on University property or while acting in a capacity defined by their relationship to the University;
  • Members of the Board of Governors, of the Senate and any of their respective committees, as well as members of any advisory committee formed to help the University achieve its goals; and,
  • Employees of both unionized and non-unionized employee and student groups when on University property or while acting in a capacity defined by their relationship to the University.