Code of Student Conduct

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Louisville Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: May 17, 2018

Relevant excerpt

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.

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