Know the Code: Policy on Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Stalking or Relationship Violence

Category: Harassment Policies School: Syracuse University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: April 3, 2017

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Prohibited behaviors include:

1. Harassment – intentional, unwanted and unwelcome words or conduct directed at a specific person that annoys, alarms, threatens or causes fear for that person. Sexual harassment is a form of sexual discrimination. It is unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that relates to the gender, sex or sexual identity of an individual. It has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating or hostile environment. Sexual harassment includes a full range of coercive and unwelcome behaviors, such as unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and other verbal, visual or physical conduct of a sexual nature, including rape and other forms of sexual assault, sexual coercion and non-contact sexual abuse such as voyeurism and sexual exploitation.

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