Discrimination and Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedures

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Harassment: whether verbal, physical, or visual, that is based on any of the protected classes is discriminatory. This includes harassing conduct affecting job benefits, interfering unreasonably with an individual’s work performance, or creating what a reasonable person would consider to be intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment. Harassment is defined as any type of conduct directed at an individual based on his or her protected class status that is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it substantially interferes with an individual’s work environment, educational performance, participation in extra-curricular activities, or equal access to the University’s resources and opportunities.

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