Student Handbook: Student Conduct Regulations and Procedures 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Westfield State University Statement Rating: Yellow

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The following regulations demonstrate conduct that is prohibited and will subject offenders to disciplinary action. … Physical abuse, verbal abuse, intimidation or threats to any member of the university community, visitor or guest. … Harassing, intimidating, or stalking any member of the College community, visitor or guest. This includes repeated verbal or physical annoyances, or threats committed by any means such as orally, electronically, or in writing. … Acts of bullying which consists of abusive conduct that a reasonable person would find hostile based on the severity, nature and frequency of the conduct and without regard to the method of delivery. This conduct may include, but not be limited to, repeated infliction of verbal abuse, such as the use of derogatory remarks, insults and epithets; or verbal or physical conduct of a threatening, intimidating or humiliating nature.

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