Bias Offense and Incident Reporting Policy 13-14

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: University of Mary Washington Statement Rating: Green

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A bias offense is any act that is based on actual or perceived race, color, religion, disability, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, veteran status, or age that creates an intimidating and/or hostile educational , living, or working environment by unreasonably and substantially interfering with an individual’s or group’s safety, security, work, or academic performance. Acts include language and/or behaviors. Bias offenses may result in serious sanctions or disciplinary action. An intimidating and/or hostile environment is one that reasonably results from severe or pervasive bias related conduct.

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