Student Conduct Code and Discipline Process: University of Massachusetts Lowell Standards 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Massachusetts at Lowell Statement Rating: Yellow

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Sexual harassment is defined as objectionable, unwanted sexual attention from either a person in a position of authority or power or from a peer. Sexual harassment also can involve verbal or written communication of a sexual nature that create an intimidating, hostile or offensive educational living or work environment. … Examples of sexual harassment may include, but are not limited to, the following: * Hostile Environment: includes any situation in which there is harassing conduct that is sufficiently severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it alters or limits, interferes with or denies personal and/or educational benefits or opportunities, from both a subjective (the alleged victim’s) and an objective (reasonable person’s) viewpoint.

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