Student Handbook: Code of Student Conduct- Sexual Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of South Alabama Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: May 16, 2017

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The term “sexual harassment” includes, but is not limited to, verbal or non-verbal conduct that a reasonable person would find intimidating, demeaning, hostile, or offensive with an inappropriate focus on sex, sexual history, individual gender-based characteristics, or sexual orientation; unwelcome verbal or physical advances; attempts to subject a person to unwanted sexual attention or to coerce a person into sexual relations; and/or retaliation for a refusal to comply with sexual demands. Said conduct must be unwelcome and must be so severe and pervasive that it has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s educational experience or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive learning environment.

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