Student Handbook: Bullying 11-12

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Tarrant County College Statement Rating: Red Last updated: December 15, 2013

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TCC takes bullying seriously, and students should be assured that they will be supported when bullying is
reported. Bullying will not be tolerated. ... Examples of bullying include:
1. Emotional: Being unfriendly, excluding, tormenting (e.g. hiding books, threatening gestures);
2. Physical: Pushing, kicking, hitting, punching or any use of violence;
3. Racist: Racial taunts, graffiti, gestures;
4. Sexual: Unwanted physical contact or sexually abusive comments;
5. Homophobic: Because of, or focusing on the issue of sexuality;
6. Verbal: Name-calling, sarcasm, spreading rumors, teasing;
7. Cyber: All areas of Internet, such as email and Internet chat room misuse, mobile threats by test
messaging and calls, and misuse of associated technology such as camera and video facilities.

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