Student Handbook: Policy on Harassment and Discrimination

Troy University

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For purposes of Troy University’s policy, harassment is any comments or conduct consisting of words or actions that are unwelcome or offensive to a person in relation to sex, race, age, religion, national origin, color, marital status, pregnancy, disability or veteran’s status. This is inclusive of comments or conduct by a person in a position of authority that is intimidating, threatening or abusive. Harassment can also occur between people of similar authority. Harassment occurs when it is known or ought reasonably to be known that such comments or conduct would be unwelcome. Examples of harassment include gestures, remarks, jokes, taunting, innuendos, display of offensive materials, threats, imposition of academic penalties, hazing, stalking, shunning, or exclusion related to the discriminatory or harassing grounds.