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.

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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.

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

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