University Housing Student Handbook: Policies and Procedures- Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: Oakland University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: October 19, 2017

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Harassment of a university employee or university student is defined as any behavior, including gestures or swearing, that is directed at or in the presence of a staff person or student and is meant to intimidate or be combative.

To succeed personally and academically, an individual must be able to live free from unnecessary emotional stress caused by others. University Housing does not tolerate intimidation, invasion of privacy, or any threat to the well-being of another or their property that is communicated verbally, in writing or over any communication (phone, computer, etc.). No person shall threaten to harm or exhibit behavior that threatens to harm another person. No person shall physically or verbally assault, harass, batter or intimidate another. No person shall abuse or threaten any University Housing staff member. This includes the use of profane language and slamming of doors.

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