Office of Diversity and Compliance: Non-Discrimination Policies

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Harassment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, or status as victim of domestic violence is a form of prohibited discrimination.

Racial harassment includes the use of racial slurs and other name-calling or other oral communications meant to humiliate, offend or denigrate a person or group of people based on their race or ethnic origin, graphic and written statements, including, but not limited to, communications via email, text message, or other forms of electronic communications and social media, that are meant to humiliate, offend or denigrate a person or group of people based on their race or ethnic origin, and threatening, explicitly or implicitly, to harm, physically or otherwise, a person or group of people based on their race or ethnic origin.

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