Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy

Clemson University

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Harassment: in general, is unwelcome verbal or physical conduct directed toward a person or group of persons motivated by a protected characteristic that is so severe, pervasive, or persistent that it unreasonably interferes with the person’s work or educational performance or creates an intimidating or hostile work or educational environment. Possible examples may include, but are not limited to, epithets, slurs, and jokes.

Sexual harassment: is a particular type of harassment including unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature andas further defined in the Policy and Procedures Related to Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence. Possible examples may include, but are not limited to, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, touching, jokes, comments, and sexual violence.

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