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University Policy Number 1202: Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence

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    Yellow
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    Harassment Policies
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University Policy Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment: Unwelcome conduct based on sex that is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it alters the conditions of education, employment, or participation in a University program or activity, thereby creating an environment that a reasonable person…

Residential Student Handbook: Posting and Distribution

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    Green
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    Posting and Distribution Policies
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The sign may not include content so severe and pervasive and objectionably offensive that it effectively creates a hostile environment.

Free Speech at Mason

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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All members of the George Mason University community enjoy the right to freedom of speech and expression. Individuals are encouraged to speak, write, listen, challenge, and demonstrate as a natural platform for intellectual engagement. This is the true spirit of Freedom and…

Code of Student Conduct: Acts of Misconduct

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    Green
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    Harassment Policies
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Any hostile, threatening, or intimidating behavior that by its very nature would be interpreted by a reasonable person to threaten or endanger the health, safety or well-being of another; ...

Residential Student Handbook: Intimidation/Bullying

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Housing and Residence Life will not tolerate a hostile environment created by conduct so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively bars the victim’s access to educational opportunity or benefit.

Center for Culture, Equity, and Empowerment: Reporting Bias

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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What is a bias Incident?: A bias incident is an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, violence or criminal offense committed against any person, group or property that appears to be motivated by prejudice or bias. Such are usually associated with negative feelings…