Student Handbook: Bullying and Incivility

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Bullying is prohibited under the Code of Conduct and as such can be grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including suspension or expulsion. As defined in the Code, bullying is repeated and/or severe aggressive behavior likely to intimidate or intentionally hurt or diminish another person physically or mentally (that is not speech or conduct otherwise protected by the First Amendment).

An individual who believes a student has engaged in bullying behavior should report the behavior to the Office of the Dean of Students, 843.953.5522. Students who believe that a staff or faculty member has engaged in bullying behavior towards them may follow the procedures listed under the Student Grievance/Complaint Procedures.

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