Student Handbook: Compliance- Bias Crimes and Prevention

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: State University of New York – Oswego Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: January 26, 2018

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In addition to preventing and prosecuting hate/bias crimes, the College addresses bias-related acts that do not rise to the level of a crime. It is the position of the College that bias-related incidents include acts that are motivated by bias, but may not meet the necessary elements required to prove a crime. These activities, referred to as bias incidents, are violations of the College’s Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct where the perpetrator selects a person or group of persons against whom the offense is committed in whole or in part because of a belief or perception regarding national origin, ethnicity, race, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, color, creed, or marital status. All bias incidents should be reported to the University Police …

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