Student Conduct Code

University of Hawaii at Hilo

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Any conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person including but not limited to, physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, bullying, coercion, stalking as defined below.


a. Threat is written or verbal conduct that causes a reasonable expectation of injury to the health or safety of any person or damage to any property.
b. Intimidation is implied threats or acts that cause a reasonable fear of harm in another.
c. Bullying and cyberbullying are repeated and/or severe aggressive behaviors that intimidate or intentionally harm or control another person physically or emotionally, and are not protected by freedom of expression.


f. Verbal abuse is shouting or yelling in a threatening or hostile manner and/or use of abusive or belligerent language.