University Housing Resident Handbook: Bullying

Category: Bullying Policies School: California Polytechnic State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: March 13, 2017

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Bullying is defined as passive or active, aggressive and hostile acts of an individual or group of individuals that are intended to humiliate, mentally or physically injure or intimidate, demean/lessen, and/or control another individual or group of individuals. Bullying can foster a climate of fear and disrespect which seriously impairs the physical and psychological health of its victims and creates conditions that negatively affect any learning environment.

It is the policy of University Housing that no student should be subjected to bullying or harassing behavior. Furthermore, no person should engage in any act of reprisal or retaliation against a victim, witness or anyone with information about an act of bullying or harassing behavior.

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