University of California, Berkeley

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Berkeley, California

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Code of Student Conduct: Harassment

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    Harassment Policies
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Harassment defined as conduct that is so severe and/or pervasive, and objectively offensive, and that so substantially impairs a person's access to University programs or activities that the person is effectively denied equal access to the University's resources and opportunities. Harassment includes…

University of California Policy: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence

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Sexual Harassment is when: ... Hostile Environment: unwelcome sexual or other sex-based conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that it unreasonably denies, adversely limits, or interferes with a person’s participation in or benefit from the education, employment or other programs or…

Respect and Civility in the Campus Community

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    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
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[T]he administration of this University publicly declares its expectation that all members of the campus community will work to develop and maintain a high degree of respect and civility for the wealth of diversity in which we are all fortunate to live…

University of California Systemwide Intolerance Report Form: Campus Climate

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    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
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If you experience or observe behavior that is inconsistent with our Principles of Community, please report it. You may report in a variety of ways: Report anonymously or by name, via this Campus Climate page, by selecting the University of California campus…

Berkeley Campus Regulations Implementing University Policies: Areas for Public Expression

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    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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On University grounds open to the public generally, all persons may exercise the constitutionally protected rights of free expression, speech and assembly. Such activities must not, however, interfere with the right of the University to conduct its affairs in an orderly manner…

Residential Code of Conduct Section A: General Policies

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    Harassment Policies
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A20. Verbal Harassment A. Verbal or written statements that intimidate, harass, coerce or threaten others or their property are prohibited. This includes images, all modes of electronic communication, and social media.