Student Handbook: Policies and Procedures- Harassment and Abuse 09-10

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Quinnipiac University Statement Rating: Red

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Physical attack, interference with a person's customary or usual affairs, harassing phone calls, electronic
and/or media communication (see p. 72), notes or other behavior which puts the person in fear for his/her
safety, or causes the person to suffer actual physical injury or mental distress, is not tolerated. This includes,
but is not limited to, any harassment, abuse or attack on the person's race, religion, sex, creed, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental abilities. Quinnipiac prohibits and does not
tolerate:
A. Personal harassment
B. Verbal abuse
C. The threat of action in a manner that inflicts physical harm, physical abuse, mental distress or injury
to any person
D. Actions that inflict physical harm, physical abuse, mental distress or injury to any person
E. Sexual abuse and sexual harassment
F. Non-physical or physical coercion
G. Indecent exposure and/or lewd behavior
H. Slanderous, false or malicious statement(s) about a person or defamation of character
I. Endangerment of the health and safety of self and/or others.

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