Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Behaviors 14-15

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

Relevant excerpt

With respect to academic programs and activities, “sexual harassment” shall mean unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other electronic, verbal, visual, written or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when:

A. submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a basis for any decision affecting the terms or conditions of participation in any such pro-gram or activity or status in an academic course; or

B. such conduct has the purpose or affect of unreasonably interfering with a student’s educational right, privilege, advantage, or opportunity; or

C. such conduct is so pervasive or severe that it creates an intimidating, stressful, hostile, or offensive environment for learning and has no reasonable relationship to the subject matter of the relevant course of instruction.

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