No student shall engage in harassment that creates a hostile environment. Harassment that creates a hostile educational environment includes conduct that is
(i) Directed toward a particular person or persons;
(ii) Based upon the person’s membership in a protected class;
(iii) Severe or pervasive;
(iv) Objectively offensive; and
(v) So unreasonably interferes with the target person’s employment, academic pursuits, or ability to participate in University programs or University-sponsored activities as to effectively deny equal access to the University’s resources and opportunities.