Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit the following prohibited conduct is subject to the conduct sanctions outlined in Section 12:
Sexual Harassment. Engaging in unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Conduct constitutes sexual harassment when:
- submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, or participation in a university-sponsored education program or activity;
- submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment or academic decisions affecting such an individual;
- such conduct creates a hostile environment if the harassment is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive so as to deny or limit a person’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s programs, services, opportunities, or activities; or
- such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s employment or academic performance.