Student Housing and Residence Life Handbook: Intolerance

California State University - Bakersfield

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Acts of intolerance towards a community member or any Residence Life staff member disrupts the educational environment necessary for furthering the mission of the university. Acts of intolerance or bias-related incidents are behaviors, which by intent, action and/or outcome harm or threaten to harm a person or a group of people. Acts of intolerance include but are not limited to:

a. Acts motivated by prejudice toward a person or a group of people because of their race, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, age, gender, and/or sexual orientation, and/or any other protected class.

b. Overt actions such as verbal attacks and physical assaults on students, University staff and/or their property.

c. Physical or written defacement or destruction of residential property and/or Residence Life postings and posters.