Student Handbook: Information Regarding Bias and Hate Crimes Prevention 13-14

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech, Statement School: State University of New York – New Paltz Statement Rating: Yellow

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In addition to preventing and prosecuting hate/bias crimes, State University of New York at
New Paltz Police also assist in addressing bias-related activities that do not rise to the level of
a crime. These activities, referred to as bias incidents and defined by the University as acts of
bigotry, harassment, or intimidation directed at a member or group within the New Paltz
community based on national origin, ethnicity, race, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation,
disability, veteran status, color, creed, or marital status, may be addressed through the State
University’s Discrimination Complaint Procedure or the campus conduct code. Bias
incidents can be reported to University Police as well as to the Office of Student Affairs
and/or Human Resources/Affirmative Action.

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