Office of Equal Opportunity & Office of Title IX Procedures: Sexual Harassment

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These procedures prohibit discrimination in the form of sexual harassment.

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature will constitute “sexual harassment” when:

3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance, i.e. it is sufficiently serious, pervasive, or persistent as to create an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment for working or learning under both an objective (a reasonable person’s view) and subjective (the Complainant’s view) standard.


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