Policy 01:115: Sexual Harassment

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Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … The conduct or statement has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with work or class performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, and/or offensive work, classroom or campus environment.

Conduct which may constitute sexual harassment includes:

  • Sexual and/or gender-related speech, including insults, joking, advances, slurs, and comments;
  • Physical acts, such as sexual or other offensive touching, assault or physical interference with movement;
  • Visual or written sexual or gender-related insults, comments, drawings, posters, signs, jokes, and notes;
  • Unwanted sexual advances, attention, and requests for sexual favors;
  • Any other conduct of a sexual or gender-related nature which meets the definition of sexual harassment.

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