Discriminatory Harassment is any unwanted verbal or physical conduct on the basis of a Protected Characteristic when one or more of the following conditions is present: … Such conduct is sufficiently pervasive, offensive, or abusive to have the purpose or reasonable effect of interfering with an individual’s work or educational performance, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or educational environment, under both an objective and subjective standard. A single incident may create a hostile environment if the incident is sufficiently severe.
Examples of Discriminatory Harassment include but are not limited to:
• Threatening to harm someone or their property based on their religion;
• Repeatedly leaving notes/photos, etc. on a person’s door demeaning their military service;
• Repeated, and unwanted, demeaning or negative comments related to a person’s race or color.