Sexual Harassment (Student on Student): Unwelcome verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct based on sex (including gender stereotypes), determined by a Reasonable Person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to participate in or to benefit from an institutional education program or activity.
Examples of conduct that may constitute sexual harassment to the extent it meets either of the above definitions, without limitation:
- Nonconsensual touching of another’s body, including unwanted hugging or shoulder rubbing.
- Sexual remarks, jokes, anecdotes, inquiries, or physical gestures.
- Requests or propositions of a sexual nature.
- Gender or sex-based comments or comments of a sexual nature (either complimentary or insulting) about a person’s physique, clothing, or sexual/romantic activity or preferences.
- Inappropriate use, display, or non-consensual sharing of sexual images, text, or objects.