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Bias Reporting: What is Bias?

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    Yellow
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    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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What is a bias-related incident? Under Cornell’s specific definition, a bias incident is action taken that one could reasonably and prudently conclude is motivated, in whole or in part, by the alleged offender’s bias against an actual or perceived aspect of diversity…

Cornell Student Code of Conduct: Regulations for the Maintenance of the Educational Environment

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    Harassment Policies
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Subjecting another person or group to uninvited or unwelcome behaviors that are abusive, threatening, intimidating, or humiliating, when the conditions outlined in (1) or (2) below, are present: ... The subject conduct creates a hostile environment – A hostile environment exists when…

House Rules

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    Yellow
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    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
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Behavior in common areas should conform to the standards of the community as a whole. Loud, offensive, or lewd behavior or language directed at anyone (including staff) is not acceptable. Residents should exercise good judgment and demonstrate consideration of others when using…

Procedures for Resolution of Reports Against Students Under Cornell University Policy 6.4

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    Green
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    Harassment Policies
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Sexual Harassment and Sex/Gender-Based Harassment is unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the University’s education programs or activities.

Cornell Student Code of Conduct: Principles and Values

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    Green
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    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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We are a community whose very purpose is the pursuit of knowledge. We value free and open inquiry and expression—tenets that underlie academic freedom—even of ideas some may consider wrong or offensive. Inherent in this commitment is the corollary freedom to engage…