Student Handbook: Sexual/Discriminatory Harassment Policy 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: The University of Virginia’s College at Wise Statement Rating: Green

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Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct or written communication of a sexual nature is sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work, academic performance, or participation in extracurricular activities, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or learning environment.

Sexual harassment may be described generally as unwelcome sexual behavior that a reasonable person would find offensive and that adversely affects the working or learning environment.

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