Policy 900.4.1.5: Policy on Sex and Gender Based Discrimination and Harassment, Interpersonal Violence and Stalking

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B. Sex or Gender Based Harassment: A type of discrimination that occurs when verbal, sexual, physical, electronic, or another form of conduct based upon an individual’s sex or gender is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it unreasonably interferes with that individual’s education, employment, or participation in a University program or activity.

C. Sexual Harassment: Means conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the recipient’s education program or activity …

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