Dartmouth College Policies and Regulations for Graduate and Professional Students: Sexual Harassment

August 28, 2013

It is Dartmouth ’s policy that all decisions regarding educational and employment opportunities are to be made on the basis of merit and without discrimination because of sex. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination; therefore, sexual harassment of Dartmouth employees or students will constitute a violation of Dartmouth ’s equal opportunity policy and may be a violation of the student Standards of Conduct. Sexual harassment is understood to mean unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors,or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when:
3)such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual ’s work or academic performance by creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working or educational environment.