University Policy 1.15: Prohibited Sexual Conduct

Relevant excerpt

Sex discrimination is conduct of a physical, verbal, or electronic nature based on an
individual’s sex which interferes with that individual’s education environment (admission,
academic standing, grades, assignments), work environment (hiring, advancement,
assignment), participation in University programs or activities or legitimately requested
services(disability or religious accommodations) thereby creating hostile environment
harassment or quid pro quo harassment as defined below:

1. Hostile Environment
A hostile environment is established when conduct based on a protected class is
so severe, persistent or pervasive that it alters the conditions of education,
employment or participation in a University program or activity, thus creating an
environment that a reasonable person in similar circumstances would find hostile,
intimidating or abusive.

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