Policies and Regulations: Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Diversity Regulation

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“Harassment” means unwelcome conduct about an individual or protected class covered by this regulation that is sufficiently serious (i.e., severe, persistent or pervasive) to deny or limit a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational programs or activities or such conduct is sufficiently severe or pervasive so as to alter the conditions of, or have the purpose and effect of substantially interfering with, a faculty or staff member’s employment by creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment. Harassment can include such acts as making slurs, physical assaults or threats, and intimidation, when such conduct rises to the level of the definition provided above.

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