Student Code of Conduct: Student Conduct Regulations and Policies

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Nevada, Reno Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 11, 2018

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The following conduct is prohibited:

Verbal abuse, intimidation, coercion or bullying which is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive so as to interfere with or limit a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the educational services, activities or opportunities offered by the university.

26. Acts of unwelcome verbal or physical conduct that is sexual in nature and is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive so as to interfere with or limit a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the educational services, activities or opportunities offered by the institution.

27. Acts of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment, defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual or gender bias nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Conduct that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive so as to interfere with or limit a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or opportunities offered by the institution (“hostile environment”).

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