Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct- Threats of Harm or Actual Harm to a Person’s Physical or Mental Health or Safety

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Threats of harm or actual harm to a person’s physical or mental health or safety are prohibited. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to:

B. Persistent or severe, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, bullying, derogatory comments, vandalism, or other conduct that threatens or endangers the mental or physical health or safety of any person or causes reasonable apprehension of such harm. A single instance may be considered severe enough to merit sanctions.

E. Discriminatory harassment: A form of discrimination, discriminatory harassment is improper conduct toward an individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of one or more of the protected classes listed above. The conduct must be sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it has the purpose and/or effect of: 1) Creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment; or 2) Unreasonably interfering with work, academic performance, living environment, personal security, or participation in any LCSC activity.

a) Discriminatory harassment may be verbal, written, visual or physical in nature. Conduct includes, but is not limited to: i. Verbal abuse, such as name calling, insulting, teasing, mocking, degrading or ridiculing another person or group; or ii. Conduct that is physically offensive, harmful, threatening or humiliating, such as leering, staring, or blocking movement; or iii. Unwelcome or inappropriate physical contact, such as kissing, hugging, pinching, patting, or grabbing another person, physical assault or stalking; or iv. Unwelcome or inappropriate propositions, comments, questions, or demands.

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