Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Behaviors 14-15

Category: Harassment Policies School: Howard University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: August 20, 2014

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4. Harassment

Engaging in verbal, electronic, visual, written or physical behavior directed at an individual or group that, in the view of a person of reasonable sensibilities, is likely to provoke or otherwise result in, a negative or injurious response, mental or emotional distress, or related reaction or consequence. This behavior may include:

A. Making an expressed or implied threat affecting another person’s academic pursuits, University employment, or participation in activities sponsored by the University or organizations or groups related to the University, or;

B. Engaging in unwarranted obstruction or interference with respect to educational, campus activity, or personal pursuits, employment or participation, which includes but is not limited to: behaviors or communications which detract or interfere with an instructor’s ability to provide instruction in the classroom, laboratory, clinical practicum or clerkship, or any activity directly related to teaching, instruction or academic advisement and counseling, or any academic support services throughout the University community.

C. Creating an intimidating or demeaning situation or environment or inflicting personal, social, academic, psychological or emotional harm, or undue stress.

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