“Hostile Environment” is defined as an environment that, through one or more incidents of harassing conduct (e.g., physical, verbal, graphic or written) based on a person’s Protected Category becomes sufficiently severe, pervasive or persistent so as to interfere with or limit the ability of a reasonable individual to participate in or benefit from a College program or activity.
This Policy prohibits the following conduct:
1. Sexual Harassment
a. Conduct of a sexual nature or based on gender or sexuality that is severe or pervasive enough to create a Hostile Environment as defined by a reasonable person under similar circumstances. This may include unwanted, unwelcome, or inappropriate sexual or gender-based activities, or comments.