Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX: Definitions of Prohibited Conduct- Sexual Harassment

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Sexual Harassment is unwanted conduct that: . . . (4) satisfies the elements of Quid Pro Quo Conduct, Hostile Environment, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Stalking, or Sexual Exploitation, as defined below.


Hostile Environment Harassment:

  • unwelcome conduct,
  • determined by a reasonable person,
  • to be so severe, and
  • pervasive, and,
  • objectively offensive,
  • that it effectively denies a person equal access to a University Program or Activity.