Student Code of Conduct: Offenses- Personal Abuse

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Personal Abuse

1. Verbal or written abuse, threats, intimidation, and/or Coercion that objectively endangers the health, safety or well-being of others. Using fighting words or statements which reasonably endanger the health and safety of any person that are not protected speech may result in University action. This definition shall not be interpreted to abridge the right of any member of the University community to freedom of expression protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and/or any other applicable law.
2. Conduct directed at any person, including a Member of the University community, which is intended to, or would reasonably, cause fear, distress, injury or intimidation to a person, or would place a reasonable person in fear of injury or death.
3. Conduct that is based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status or any group/class protected by federal or Florida law that is sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent (when viewed both from a reasonable person in similar circumstances and the person in question) that a person would be adversely affected to a degree that interferes with or limits their ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or opportunities offered by the University.
4. Interference with the freedom of another person or group to move about in a lawful manner.

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