Non-Discrimination Policy

Relevant excerpt

Harassment as a form of discrimination is defined as verbal or physical conduct that is directed at an individual or a group on account of the individual’s or group’s race, color, sex (see Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination and Harassment policy, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or veteran status when such conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive so as to have the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s or group’s academic or work performance or ability to receive health care services or of creating a hostile academic, work, or health care environment viewed by examining a totality of the circumstances from the standpoint of a reasonable person with the same characteristics as the purported recipient of the harassing conduct.

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