Office for Equity and Diversity: Sexual Harassment Information- Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Wisconsin – Madison Statement Rating: Green Last updated: May 30, 2017

Relevant excerpt

Hostile environment sexual harassment occurs when verbal, non-verbal and/or physical conduct is:

  • sexual and/or based on gender,
  • unwelcome, and
  • sufficiently severe and pervasive to interfere with a person’s work/learning/program performance or to create a hostile, intimidating or offensive environment.

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