Community Standards: Chapter 1. College Standards- Section 2. Examples of Violations to the Student Code of Conduct

Category: Harassment Policies School: Amherst College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: November 27, 2017

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Abusive, disruptive, or harassing behavior, verbal or physical, which endangers another’s mental or physical health or prevents their access to College-sponsored or endorsed opportunities, including but not limited to threats, intimidation, acts of violence, assault, coercion or relationship violence including behaviors described in Section 3, College Sexual Misconduct Policy.


Conduct that is directed at an individual or group of individuals because of their actual or perceived identity regarding their race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, military service or any other characteristic or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law that causes an interference with the affected person or group’s educational or employment opportunities (see Section 1.2, Statement on Respect for Persons and Section).


Theft or other abuse of computer time, including but not limited to: … Use of computing facilities to send obscene or abusive messages.

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