Student Conduct and Honor Code: Conduct Violations- Personal Abuse

Florida International University

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Personal Abuse

i. Verbal or written abuse, threats, intimidation, and/or Coercion that objectively endangers the health, safety or well-being of others and which is not covered by FIU Regulation 105. Using fighting words or statements which reasonably endanger the health and safety of any person that are not protected speech may result in University action. Conduct directed at any person, including a Member of the University community, which is intended to, or would reasonably, cause fear, distress, injury or intimidation to a person, or would place a reasonable person in fear of injury or death.
ii. Conduct that is based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status or any group/class protected by federal or Florida law sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent (when viewed both from a reasonable person in similar circumstances and the person in question) that a person would be adversely affected to a degree that interferes with or limits their ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or opportunities offered by the University.
iii. Interference with the freedom of another person or group to move about in a lawful manner.