Code of Student Conduct: Rules and Regulations

Category: Harassment Policies School: Western Carolina University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 19, 2017

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Harassment – unlawful speech or conduct that is unwelcome or unsolicited based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, or veteran status that creates a hostile environment for Students, or denies or limits a Student’s ability to participate in or to receive benefits, services, or opportunities in the University’s programs, or interferes with an employee’s work performance.

Harm to Person – causing, or threatening to cause, emotional/physical harm or injury to another person and/or self. Taking or threatening any actions that create a danger to any person’s health, safety, or personal well-being (including self).

Lewd or Indecent Conduct – behavior that a reasonable person would consider to be offensive or obscene in nature. Examples include, but are not limited to, defecating/urinating in public, performing consensual sexual acts in public, distributing materials with sexual content, streaking, etc.


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