Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Rhode Island Statement Rating: Green Last updated: September 28, 2017

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Harassment

The repeated or single incident of unwanted contact or communication by any means, including by the use of any form of technology, or behavior or verbal abuse that threatens to injure or endangers the health, safety, or welfare of oneself or another person. Harassment means a knowing and willful course of conduct directed at a specific person with the intent to seriously alarm, annoy, or bother the person, and which serves no legitimate purpose. The course of conduct must be such as would cause a reasonable person to suffer substantial emotional distress, or be in fear of bodily injury.

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