Resident Handbook: Rules and Regulations

Queens College, City University of New York

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Endangering behavior includes intentionally or recklessly causing physical harm, causing the impression of harm, threatening physical harm, or intentionally or recklessly provoking and/or engaging in physical fights or harassing any person in a way as to interfere with that person’s academic pursuits, sleep, and/or other personal pursuits.

Further defined, any behavior or action by an individual or group, physical or verbal (including social media posts), in which the mode of expression, irrespective of its content or viewpoint:
• is lewd, obscene, or indecent
• consists of verbal abuse
• is reckless conduct that is inherently or potentially unsafe to other persons or to their real or personal property
• is seen as intimidation, coercion or bullying which is sufficiently severe, persistent, and/or pervasive
• engaging in behaviors that can place themself and others at risk for contracting CoVID-19

Behaviors which can interfere with or limit a student's ability to participate or benefit from the educational services, activities, or opportunities offered by the institution, including, but not limited to, that which constitutes discrimination or harassment relating to race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other protected class.