Student Handbook: Harassment and Discrimination Policy

Category: Harassment Policies School: Hamilton College Statement Rating: Green Last updated: March 30, 2017

Relevant excerpt

Discriminatory Harassment, including any action, language or visual representation, based on any characteristic protected by law other than gender (as noted above, gender based harassment is covered under the Sexual Misconduct Policy), including race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, that is sufficiently severe or pervasive that it has the effect of unreasonably interfering with that person’s work or academic performance, or that creates a hostile working, educational, or living environment is prohibited by this Policy, and is referenced herein as Discriminatory Harassment.

Other forms of Harassment include other harassing action, language or visual representation, which is not based on a characteristic protected by law, that has the effect of unreasonably interfering with that person’s work or academic performance, or that creates a hostile working, educational, or living environment, and is also prohibited by this Policy and are referenced herein as Harassment.

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