Administrative Rules and Procedures: Discrimination, Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct on Campus

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Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other non-verbal, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual or gender bias nature, constitute a violation of NMSU policy and/or administrative rules and procedures when: … The conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment in which to work or learn.

6. Examples of unwelcome conduct of a sexual or sex related nature that may constitute a violation of policy, rules or procedures may include, but are not limited to:

c. Sexually explicit or gender related statements, comments, questions, jokes, innuendoes, anecdotes, or gestures;

e. Remarks of a sexual nature about a person’s clothing or body;

f. Use of technology, electronic mail or computer dissemination of sexually oriented, sex-based communications or sexually explicit images;

i. Displaying sexually suggestive objects, pictures, magazines, cartoons, or screen savers; or

j. Inquiries, remarks, or discussions about an individual’s sexual experiences or activities and other written or verbal references to sexual conduct.

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