Office for Access and Equity: Sexual Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Illinois at Chicago Statement Rating: Yellow

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In education, sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors made to a student by an executive member, administrative staff, or faculty member; or any conduct of a sexual nature that substantially interferes with the student’s educational performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.

A hostile environment may be created through unwelcome, severe or pervasive acts: … Suggestive comments; Off color jokes; … Sexually suggestive posts on social media; Facebook pictures with sexual overtones.

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