Diversity and Equal Opportunity: Sexual harassment, sex discrimination and Title IX

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Alaska Fairbanks Statement Rating: Red Last updated: February 8, 2018

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Sexual harassment includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, unwanted and repetitive messages of a sexual  nature, unsolicited and unwelcome  transmission of images of a lewd or sexual nature, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature where: … the conduct creates a hostile environment.


Examples of sexual harassment include:

  • Repeated requests for dates that are turned down, or unwanted flirting
  • Making sexual comments about appearance, clothing or body parts
  • Emails or pictures of a sexual or other harassment-related nature
  • Displaying sexually suggestive objects, pictures or posters
  • Telling lewd jokes or sharing sexual anecdotes
  • Unwanted jokes, gestures, offensive words on clothing, unwelcome comments

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