Student Conduct Code: Acts of Misconduct

Category: Bullying Policies, Harassment Policies School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: July 6, 2018

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Acts of misconduct for which students are subject to discipline include violations of University policy and regulations, local ordinances, and state and federal laws, and include, but are not limited to:

OFFENSES AGAINST PERSONS

1. Acts against self or others, including, but not limited to:

a. Behavior or conduct which poses a threat to the mental, emotional, or physical well-being of self or others
b. Bullying
c. Direct threat of violence
d. Disorderly conduct including, but not limited to, lewd and indecent behavior, engaging in violent, abusive, boisterous or loud behavior
e. Harassment
f. Intentional interference with or disruption of any class
g. Intentional obstruction or interference with anyone’s right to attend or participate in any University activity
h. Intimidation
i. Misuse of social media or electronic devices, including, but not limited to, cyberbullying
j. Physical abuse
k. Retaliation
l. Sexual assault
m. Stalking
n. Verbal abuse

8. Intimidation or harassment based on protected class status

Acts of misconduct or a bias incident when committed by reason of the age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital or civil union status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status of another individual or group of individuals.

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