Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Abusive Conduct

Category: Harassment Policies School: Christopher Newport University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: December 6, 2016

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Any actions against one’s self or others that causes physical injury, intimidates, harasses, threatens or otherwise interferes with another person’s rightful actions. This includes but is not limited to … verbal abuse, abuse via electronic means (e.g. cyber bullying), and physical battery.

Abusive conduct that is harassing is defined as any words, gestures or actions directed at an individual or group that may cause a reasonable person to experience fear or intimidation. Harassment of all kinds that is directed at an individual is reprehensible and will not be tolerated by the University.

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