Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities: Proscribed Conduct

Category: Harassment Policies School: Gettysburg College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: February 15, 2018

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Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanctions outlined in Article IV: …

Physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety, or emotional wellbeing of any person.


Harassment includes any written, verbal or physical acts (including electronically transmitted acts) that is reasonably perceived as creating a hostile work, learning or living environment; causes bodily harm; or unreasonably interferes with the learning or living environment. Particularly if questionable behavior is repeated and/or if it continues after the offending party is informed of the objectionable and/or inappropriate nature of the behavior. Harassment can be a single incident, or a series of repeated incidents.


Use of computing facilities and resources to send or intentionally receive obscene or abusive messages.

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