Student Handbook: Code Violations- Harassment 12-13

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Jackson State University Statement Rating: Red

Relevant excerpt

The excessive physical annoyance of or
the use of verbally abusive language by any person on University-owned or controlled
property or while on the premises of, or while in attendance of University-sponsored
or supervised events is considered to be harassment and is prohibited. The scope of
any form of harassment includes language to physical acts which degrades, insult,
taunt, or challenges another person by any means of communication, verbal, so as to
provoke a violent response, communication of threat, defamation of character, use of
profanity, verbal assaults, derogatory comments or remarks, sexist remarks, racists
remarks or any behavior that places another member of the University community
in a state of fear or anxiety.

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