Housing License Agreement: Harassment and/or Assault 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: San Jose State University Statement Rating: Yellow

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Any form of activity, whether covert or overt, that creates a threatening or harassing environment for any UHS resident, guest, or staff member will be handled judicially and may be grounds for immediate disciplinary action, revocation of the Housing License Agreement, and criminal prosecution.

Verbal harassment is verbal behavior, either in words or gestures, which dominates, controls, or does another person harm. Verbal harassment occurs when unwelcome speech or conduct is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it interferes with an employee’s work performance or a resident’s ability to participate in or benefit from an educational activity or program, or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive working, living, or educational environment.

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