University Housing Policies: Harassment Policy 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Illinois State University Statement Rating: Red

Relevant excerpt

Harassment can be:

  • Verbal, nonverbal, or physical
  • Exclusion based upon personal or group differences
  • Intimidation or humiliation based on personal or group differences
  • Abusive language, threats, or similar acts of bigotry, racism, sexism, or discrimination
  • Jokes, comments, gossip or graffiti that perpetuate personal or group myths, fallacies, prejudices, or stereotypes
  • Any subtle or direct references based on race, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or religion which demean, exclude, intimidate, or adversely affect an individual(s)
  • Unsolicited e-mail or telephone calls containing abusive language and/or threats which cause discomfort or are derogatory or sexual in nature
  • Unsolicited, deliberate or repeated sexually derogatory statements, gestures or physical contact which are objectionable to the recipient and which cause discomfort or humiliation pressure from a person of either sex against a person of the opposite or same sex

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