Student Handbook: Student Conduct & Social Responsibility- Discriminatory Harassment

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Discriminatory harassment is unwelcome verbal, written, or physical conduct that is discriminatory on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin/ancestry, religion, sex or gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or veteran status/membership in the uniformed services that unreasonably interferes with an individual's academic performance, adversely affects the targeted individual's or others' learning opportunities; or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.


Sanctions will reflect the gravity of the offense, its impact on others, the student’s intentions and efforts to mitigate harm, and whether the misconduct continued even after objections or complaints.