Student Code of Conduct: Definitions

Category: Bullying Policies School: Fitchburg State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: August 22, 2017

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Bullying— the severe or repeated use by one or more students of a written, verbal, or electronic expression, or physical act or gesture, or any combination thereof, directed at another individual, that has the effect of: causing physical or emotional harm to the other student or damage to the other student’s property; placing the other student in reasonable fear of harm to him/herself or damage to his/her property; creating a hostile environment at school for the other student; infringing on the rights of other students on campus; materially and substantially altering the education process or the orderly operation of the University.

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