Guide to Hall Living: Standards for Community Living

Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility School: Pittsburg State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: June 30, 2017

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[W]hile each of us has the right to our own personal beliefs, these beliefs in no way give us the right to denigrate others on the basis of age, physical disability, national origin, sexual orientation, race, gender, or religious affiliation.

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Bigotry and hate will be given no home within our University Housing community. Our community will not tolerate verbal or written abuse, threats, intimidation, violence, or other forms of harassment against its members. Thus, we cannot accept ignorance, false humor, anger, alcohol, or substance abuse as an excuse, reason, or rationale for such behavior.

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All of us who work and live in the Pittsburg State University residence hall community have chosen to be here. Thus, we must commit ourselves to these principles which are the basis for our purpose, value, and worth.

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