Policy on Sexual Assault, Harassment and Other Forms of Sexual Misconduct 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: New York University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: June 11, 2014

Relevant excerpt

Within New York University, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. It includes sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, non-verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

  • Such conduct creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work, academic or residential environment;
  • Such conduct otherwise adversely affects employment or academic opportunities.

Examples of sexual harassment include, but are not limited to:

  • Verbal abuse or hostile behavior such as insulting, teasing, mocking, degrading or ridiculing another
  • Unwelcome or inappropriate physical contact, comments, questions, advances, jokes, epithets or
    demands …
  • Displays or electronic transmission of derogatory, demeaning or hostile materials.

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