The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Access: Campus Conduct 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Statement Rating: Yellow

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A hostile environment is defined as an environment on campus that, through harassing conduct (e.g., physical, verbal, graphic or written) based on a person's protected status (e.g., sexual orientation, age, etc.), becomes sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent so as to interfere with or limit the ability of an individual to participate in or benefit from a University program or activity. ... There are many types of behaviors that can be harassing. Some examples are using derogatory terms, insults, telling derogatory jokes, taunting and intimidating actions.

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