Sex Discrimination and VAWA Offenses Policy and Investigation Procedures

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Gender-Based Harassment is a form of Sexual Harassment and refers to unwelcome conduct based on an individual’s actual or perceived sex, including harassment based on gender identity or nonconformity with sex stereotypes, and not necessarily involving conduct of a sexual nature.

Sexual Harassment is a form of sex discrimination based on sexually explicit behavior. Unwelcome sexual advances,  requests for sexual favor and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: 1) submission is a term or condition of an individual’s employment or academic opportunities; 2) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis of employment or academic decisions affecting such individual; or 3) such conduct is so pervasive or severe that it creates an abusive, intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.

  1. Engaging in any act of Sex Discrimination; Sexual Harassment; Sexual Violence; Domestic or Dating Violence; or Stalking, as defined by this policy.

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