The Claremont Colleges: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy

Relevant excerpt

Sexual Harassment is conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following:

Unwelcome conduct that a reasonable person would determine is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to TCC’s Education Programs or Activities.

“Unwelcome conduct” depends on a variety of factors and must be evaluated in light of the known circumstances.

“Severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive” must be evaluated in light of the known circumstances, and is dependent on the facts in each situation. However, this element must be determined from the perspective of a reasonable person standing in the shoes of the Complainant.

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