A faculty member may not supervise or evaluate any enrolled student to whom he or she is related by blood, law, or marriage.
The University of North Carolina does not condone amorous relationships between students and employees. Members of the University community should avoid such liaisons, which can harm affected students and damage the integrity of the academic enterprise. Further, sexual relationships between unmarried persons can result in criminal liability. In two types of situations, University prohibition and punishment of amorous relationships is deemed necessary:
Prohibited conduct and corrective action are specified in the Board of Governors' policy Improper Relationships between Students and Employees. UNCW procedures for investigating complaints are found in the UNCW Code of Student Life: Administrative Review Procedure for Investigating Complaints Pertaining to Sexual Harassment, Improper Personal Relationships, Personal Discrimination, Unlawful Workplace Harassment, or Workplace Violence .