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Policy UA-03: Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct- FOR TITLE IX COMPLAINT RESOLUTION PROCEDURES

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Conduct on the basis of sex or that is sexual in nature that satisfies one or more of the following: … Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the recipient’s education program or activity.

Bias Incident Reporting: Incident Types

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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Understand what incidents to report

Trust your best judgment. If you believe a student’s safety, body, beliefs, or rights have been violated, report it.

Read the following definitions to know how to identify incidents.

Harassment

Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Purpose of the Code

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
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A student who accepts admission to Indiana University agrees to: ... behave in a manner that is respectful of the dignity of others, treating others with civility and understanding ...

Policy UA-03: Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct- FOR UNIVERSITY COMPLAINT RESOLUTION PROCEDURES

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Conduct on the basis of sex or that is sexual in nature that satisfies one or more of the following: … Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person, to be so severe, pervasive or persistent, and objectively offensive, that it effectively denies a person equal access to the university’s education program or ac

Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Right to Freedom from Harassment

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Discriminatory harassment is defined as conduct that targets an individual based upon age, color, religion, disability, race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran’s status and that adversely affects a term or condition of an individual’s education,

Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Freedom of Association, Expression, Advocacy and Publication

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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In accordance with the state and federal Constitution and university policy, the university recognizes the rights of all students to engage in discussion, to express thoughts and opinions, and to assemble, speak, write, publish or invite speakers on any subject without university interference or fear of university d