Student Conduct Code: Conduct Regulations

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Salem State University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: May 29, 2018

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Listed below are those types of conduct which constitute grounds for disciplinary action. … Bias-Related Incident – Any act, conduct, or communication that reasonably is understood to demean, degrade, threaten, or harass an individual or group based on an actual or perceived characteristic.  Although a bias incident may not rise necessarily to the level of a crime, violation of state law, it nevertheless may create an unsafe, negative, or unwelcoming environment for the affected person(s); anyone who may identify with and/or support the affected persons; or other members of the campus community.

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