Harassment is a form of discrimination. Northeastern does not tolerate any form of harassment and considers such behavior to be a breach of its standards of conduct. It will work to prevent such incidents and will investigate and take corrective stations in response to alleged or suspected violations of this policy. Harassment is unwelcome conduct that is based on: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record status, military status, or unfavorable discharge from military service. Harassment becomes unlawful when the conduct is severe or pervasive enough to create a work or learning environment that a reasonable person would consider intimidating, hostile or abusive; and enduring the offensive conduct becomes a condition of continued employment or participation in an educational program or activity.