Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors both verbal and nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. The harasser could be a member of the faculty, staff, someone outside the campus community or a fellow student.
Other examples of sexual harassment include (but are NOT limited to):
- Comments about another person’s body
- Sexually explicit pictures or suggestive objects placed in a living or work space (that a reasonable person would find offensive)
- Unwanted propositions of a sexual nature, or demands for sexual favors
- Unwanted telephone calls, text messages, social media messages or e-mails with sexually explicit content.
- Unwanted sexual contact