Policy Prohibiting Illegal Harassment and Discrimination

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No student or student group shall engage in conduct, or assist another in the following conduct:

Harassment or intimidation directed toward a particular person or persons that is severe or pervasive and abuses or otherwise unreasonably interferes with another so as to adversely affect their academic pursuits, opportunities for university employment, participation in university-sponsored extracurricular activities, or opportunities to benefit from other aspects of university life.

The face-to-face use of “fighting words” to harass any person or persons on the university campus or other property under university control. “Fighting words” are those personally abusive epithets which, when directly addressed to any ordinary person, are in the context used and as a matter of common knowledge, inherently likely to provoke an immediate and violent reaction, whether or not they actually do so.

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