Texas A&M University - College Station

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College Station, Texas

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08.01.01.M1 Civil Rights Compliance

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    Yellow
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    Harassment Policies
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Hostile environment – a situation in which there is unwelcome harassing conduct based on a legally protected class that is severe, persistent, or pervasive enough to create a work, educational, or campus living environment that a reasonable person would consider objectively offensive…

Student Rules: Student Conduct Code

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    Harassment Policies
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Harassment. Behavior that is severe, pervasive, or persistent to a degree that a reasonable person similarly situated would be prevented from accessing an educational opportunity or benefit. This behavior includes, but is not limited to, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, and coercion.

Student Rules: Appendix V- Individual Responsibility for Use of Computing Resources and Facilities

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    Green
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    Internet Usage Policies
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Communications that are threatening, discriminatory, or disruptive may result in disciplinary action because they are not speech protected by the First Amendment.

Residence Life Handbook: Harassment

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    Green
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    Harassment Policies
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The Department of Residence Life will not tolerate verbal or written threats, intimidation, violence or other forms of illegal harassment against any member of the university community.

Student Rules: Soliciting on Campus

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    Green
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    Posting and Distribution Policies
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The term “solicit” is defined as the taking of orders, sales, rentals or donations. Any solicitation on campus must have the approval of the University Concessions Committee, through the Department of Student Activities, whether such solicitation is by an officially recognized student…

08.01.01 Civil Rights Compliance: Sexual harassment

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    Green
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    Harassment Policies
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Sexual harassment – a form of sex discrimination. Unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex (of a sexual nature or otherwise): ... determined by a reasonable person to be so severe and pervasive and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person…