Code of Student Conduct: Definitions

Category: Harassment Policies School: Appalachian State University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: August 23, 2017

Relevant excerpt

“Hostile Environment” is unwelcome conduct based on protected status that is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it alters the conditions of education, employment, or participation in a university program or activity, thereby creating an environment that a reasonable person in similar circumstances and with similar identities would find hostile, intimidating, or abusive. An isolated incident, unless sufficiently severe, does not constitute hostile environment.

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