Student Handbook: Community Standards Violations

Category: Harassment Policies School: Saint Louis University Statement Rating: Not yet rated Last updated: September 11, 2017

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Any act, including verbal or written communications that intimidates, coerces, threatens, or significantly disrupts the health, safety or well-being of any person.

Any unwelcome, unsolicited, and offensive conduct that injures, degrades, shows hostility, or disrupts from the formation of an inclusive environment directed toward a person or group of people because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, veteran status, pregnancy or any other characteristic protected by law.

Behavior that fails to uphold the University’s mission, values, objectives and responsibilities; behavior that fails to model good citizenship.

Sexually explicit, graphic, abusive, degrading, intimidating, or offensive jokes, comments, remarks, or gestures.

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature if: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s educational performance, i.e. it is sufficiently serious, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating, hostile, offensive, or abusive environment for that individual’s education, living environment, employment, or participation in a University-related activity under both an objective and subjective standard.

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