Student Handbook: Sexual Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Montana Tech of the University of Montana Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

Sexual harassment is the introduction of unwelcome sexual activities or comments into the work or learning situation.

For general policy purposes, sexual harassment may be described as sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other physical conduct and expressive behavior of a sexual nature where: …

  • Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s academic or professional performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or demeaning employment or educational environment.

The above conduct constitutes sexual harassment when it is sufficiently severe or pervasive as to disrupt or undermine a person’s ability to participate in or to receive the benefits, services, or opportunities of the University, including unreasonably interfering with a person’s work or educational performance.

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