Residence Hall Handbook: Bias Incidents 13-14

Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility, Statement School: University of Wisconsin – Stout Statement Rating: Red

Relevant excerpt

[C]onduct, speech, or expression
motivated by bias against an individual’s actual or
perceived race, national or ethnic origin, religion, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or gender
is prohibited. Bias acts occur whether the act is intentional
or unintentional or is directed toward an individual or group
and may contribute to creating an unsafe/unwelcoming
environment for victims and social identity groups. Bias acts
are considered such even when presented as a joke, prank,
or delivered with humorous intent.

Examples include: slurs, epithets, name calling, use of
degrading language, graffiti, harassment or coercion
directed at a targeted person or group.

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