Student Handbook: General Harassment/Abuse

Category: Harassment Policies School: Trinity College Statement Rating: Green Last updated: September 18, 2017

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Harassment includes, but is not limited to, physical or non-physical behavior, such as assault, abuse, stalking, hazing, invasion of privacy, and intimidation. The following definitions provide examples of behavior that will not be tolerated:

  • Assault is nonconsensual physical contact that places someone in fear or
    apprehension of immediate harm. Relationship violence may also be categorized as assault.
  • Stalking refers to a pattern of behavior in which an individual willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly follows another in his/her course of daily activities in such a way that the stalker’s actions can reasonably be found to interfere with another person’s ability to perform his or her regular duties or cause that person to feel frightened, intimidated, harassed, threatened, or molested.
  • Invasion of privacy is unauthorized taking and use of facts, information, and/or property not in the public domain that a reasonable person would desire to keep from the public eye.
  • Intimidation is spoken, written, or physical conduct directed toward an individual or individuals that unreasonably interferes with their full participation in the Trinity College community or that is intended to create or may be reasonably determined to have created a threatening or hostile environment

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