Student Life Handbook: Housing Regulations- Hazing and Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: Murray State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 27, 2017

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Mental or physical hazing or harassment in any form is prohibited, including harassing language or behavior of any kind, particularly sexual and discriminatory harassment. Discriminatory harassment is defined as physical acts or threats or verbal slurs or referring to an individual’s race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, ancestry, age or handicap that are made with the purpose of injuring the person to whom the words or actions are directed and that are not made as part of a discussion or exchange of an idea, ideology, or philosophy.  Practical jokes aimed at other students or their rooms and harassing or annoying e-mail and phone calls are also included under harassment.

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