Student Handbook: Other University Policies- Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Binghamton University, State University of New York Statement Rating: Green

Relevant excerpt

Harassment is generally understood to occur when the conduct of an individual or group of individuals has the intent or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s or group of individuals’ educational or work environment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) describes harassment based on protected class, including sexual harassment, as offensive conduct that is so severe, pervasive or objectively offensive that it creates an unreasonable and substantial interference with the ability of a member of a protected class to participate in the academic or employment setting.

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