Student Handbook: Residence Life Community Standards- Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Colorado Mesa University Statement Rating: Yellow

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Colorado Mesa University prohibits behavior based upon another’s status that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or educational environment. Status refers to race, color, national origin, religion, age, ability, sexual orientation, veteran status or employment status. Behaviors that may constitute harassment include, but are not limited to:
* Racial, ethnic, or other slurs
* Malicious name calling or allegations of wrong doing
* Anonymous notes or phone calls
* Derogatory graffiti
* Stereotyping the experiences, background, and skills of individuals or groups
* Threatening members of diverse groups
* Making inconsiderate or mean spirited jokes
* Imitating stereotypes in speech or mannerisms
* Preventing access to any college resource or activity
* Attributing objections to any of the above to “hypersensitivity” of the targeted individual group

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