Stalking is unwanted and repeated conduct directed at a single person that would cause a reasonable person fear.

Examples of stalking behaviors may include:

  • Sending an individual unwanted messages or gifts

  • Following someone or watching them

  • Showing up uninvited to one’s work, home, or class

  • Damaging personal property

  • Threatening to harm someone or their family, friends, or pets

  • Monitoring someone’s social media activity

  • Using GPS to track someone’s movements

Cyberstalking: the use of technology to stalk or harass an individual, group, or organization.

It may include false accusations, defamation, and slander. It may also include monitoring, identity theft, threats, vandalism, solicitation for sex, or gathering information that may be used to threaten, embarrass or harass.

More information about stalking can be found at the Stalking Resource Center website.

Please visit the UC Davis Sexual Violence Website to learn more about the UCD policy on stalking