Handbook of Operating Procedures: Speech, Expression and Assembly- Prohibited Expression 12-13

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: University of Texas at Arlington Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

"Verbal harassment" means hostile or offensive speech, oral, written or symbolic that

1. personally describes or is personally directed to one or more specific individuals; and
2. is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent to create an objectively hostile environment that interferes with or diminishes the victim's ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or privileges provided by the University; and
3. is not necessary to the expression of any idea described in paragraph (2) of this subsection.

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