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POL 04.25.05 - Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination Policy

North Carolina State University - Raleigh

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4.2 Harassment is unwelcome conduct based on a person’s Protected Status that creates a situation where: ... the conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive to create an environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile, or abusive.

All relevant circumstances are examined as part of this determination, including but not limited to, whether the conduct is verbal, physical, or electronic; the frequency of the conduct; the severity of the conduct; the Protected Status and relationship of the individuals involved; whether the conduct was physically or psychologically threatening or humiliating; whether the conduct unreasonably interfered with work performance (for employees) or academic performance (for students). When sufficiently severe, a single instance of unwelcome conduct may constitute Harassment under this policy.