Examples of Sexual Harassment

By August 28, 2013

Examples of conduct which may constitute sexual harassment include but are not limited to:

  1. Requests for sexual favors;
  2. Unwelcome physical contact such as hugging, rubbing, touching, patting, pinching or brushing another’s body;
  3. Veiled suggestions of sexual activities;
  4. Requests for private meetings outside of class or business hours for other than legitimate academic or business-related purposes;
  5. Use in the classroom of sexual jokes, stories or images in no way germane to the subject of the class;
  6. Use in the workplace of sexual jokes, stories or images in no way germane to the subject of the work environment;
  7. Remarks about a person’s body or sexual relationships, activities or experience that are in no way germane to the subject of the work or academic environment;
  8. Use of inappropriate body images to advertise events.