3. Social Justice: University members recognize that respecting the dignity of every person is essential to create and to sustain a flourishing environment. They understand and appreciate how their decisions and actions impact others and are just and equitable in their treatment of all members of the community. Behaviors that violate this value include but are not limited to: …
b) Harassment: Unwelcome conduct based on actual or perceived sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, sexual orientation, or other protected status. Unwelcome conduct should be reported to campus officials who will act to remedy and to resolve reported incidents on behalf of the victim and the community.
c) Hostile environment: Severe, pervasive, persistent, and objectively offensive conduct that creates a hostile environment and limits, unreasonably interferes with, or denies the ability to participate in, or benefit from the University’s educational or employment program or activities.