Handbook of Operating Procedures: Student Conduct and Discipline

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Harassment – intentionally creating a situation to persistently annoy or produce unnecessary and undue mental or emotional discomfort, embarrassment, ridicule, or interference with scholarship or personal lives.

i. Harassment Any student who, acting singly or in concert with others, engages in conduct that includes any action meant to harass, intimidate, bully or stalk another students may be subject to discipline. Some examples include:

1. Intentionally creating a situation to persistently annoy or produce unnecessary and undue mental or emotional discomfort, embarrassment, ridicule, or interference with scholarship or personal lives.
2. Intimidation of others such as to unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
3. Engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that involves repeated (two or more) visual or physical proximity, nonconsensual communication, or verbal, written, or implied threats, or a combination thereof, that would cause a reasonable person to (a) fear for their safety or the safety of others; or (b) suffer substantial emotional distress.

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