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Sexual Misconduct Response & Prevention: Yale Sexual Misconduct Policies and Related Definitions- Title IX Sexual Misconduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Sexual harassment occurs when ... An individual is subjected to unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies the individual equal access to Yale’s education program or activity;

Resources for Students to Address Discrimination and Harassment Concerns: Policies & Definitions

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Harassment means subjecting an individual to objectively offensive, unwelcome conduct based on any of the protected characteristics, when such conduct (i) is severe, persistent, or pervasive and (ii) has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with the individual’s work, academic performance or participati

Report of the Committee on Freedom of Expression at Yale (Woodward Report)

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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The primary function of a university is to discover and disseminate knowledge by means of research and teaching. To fulfill this function a free interchange of ideas is necessary not only within its walls but with the world beyond as well.

Undergraduate Regulations: Offenses- Sexual Misconduct, Including Sexual Harassment

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Sexual misconduct includes nonphysical actions such as digital media stalking, cyberbullying, and nonconsensual recording of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment consists of nonconsensual sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.

Policy 1607: Information Technology Appropriate Use Policy

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
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Harassing or threatening use.

This category includes, for example, display of offensive, sexual material in the workplace and repeated unwelcome contacts with another.

Undergraduate Regulations: Introduction

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Other Speech Codes
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The Executive Committee’s jurisdiction includes offenses described in the Undergraduate Regulations as well as other actions on the part of students that may in the judgment of the committee warrant disciplinary action because they may imperil the integrity and values of the Yale community or the well-being of its m