Office of Social Equity: What is Sexual Misconduct?

Relevant excerpt

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other harassing conduct of a sexual nature whether intentional or not. Sexual harassment occurs when:

  • The unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive as to substantially limit or interfere an individual’s work, educational performance, participation in extra-curricular activities, or equal access to the University resources and opportunities; or
  • Such contact creates an intimidating, hostile, or abusive living, working or educational environment.

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