University Rights of Students

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Kentucky Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: May 16, 2018

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Sexual harassment – a form of sex discrimination – includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical actions of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of the Student’s status in a course, program or activity; or is used as a basis for academic or other decisions affecting such Student; or when such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with the Student’s academic performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment. This provision shall not be used to discipline students for speech protected by the First Amendment.

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