Campus Regulations: Policy Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment and Complaint Procedures

Category: Harassment Policies School: California State University – Long Beach Statement Rating: Green Last updated: September 7, 2017

Relevant excerpt

Prohibited Harassment means unwelcome conduct, including bullying, engaged in because of a protected status that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that its effect, whether or not intended, could be considered by a reasonable person in the shoes of the student, and is in fact considered by the student, as limiting the student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or opportunities offered by the university.

Prohibited Sexual Harassment, aa [sic] form of Sex Discrimination, is unwelcome verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that includes but is not limited to sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and any other conduct of a sexual nature where

  1. submission to, or rejection of, the conduct by the student is explicitly or implicitly used as the basis for any decision affecting the student’s academic status or progress, or access to benefits and services, honors, programs, or activities available at or through the University;
  2. the conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that its effect, whether intended or not, could be considered by a reasonable person in the shoes of the student, or is in fact considered by the student, as limiting the student’s ability to participate in or benefit from services, activities, or opportunities offered by the University; or
  3. the conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that its effect, whether intended or not, could be considered by a reasonable person in the shoes of the student, or is in fact considered by the student, as creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

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