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Student Handbook: Student Conduct Code- Regulations Relating to Conduct

Union College

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Engaging in, or threatening to engage in, behavior(s) that, by virtue of their intensity, repetitiveness, or otherwise, endanger or compromise the health, safety or well-being of oneself, another person, or the general College community, or that disrupt the effective continuation of the academic/educational process for individual students or for the general College community.

This includes, but is not limited to, threatening, tormenting, mocking, intimidating, maliciously or inappropriately ridiculing another’s work or comments beyond the scope of scholarly inquiry, and exploiting known psychological or physical vulnerabilities or impairment, including, but not limited to: ...

● Verbal/Written: Includes ridiculing, insulting, instigating, spreading rumors about, or maligning a person either verbally or in writing; addressing abusive, threatening, derogatory, or offensive remarks to a person; and/or attempting to exploit an individual's known intellectual or physical vulnerabilities.
● Nonverbal: Includes directing threatening gestures toward a person or invading personal space after being asked to move, leave the space, or step away.
● “Cyber”: Defined as bullying an individual using any electronic form including, but not limited to the Internet, interactive and digital technologies, social media, or mobile phones