Student Handbook: Policy Prohibiting Discriminatory Harassment & Sexual Misconduct

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According to the state of Connecticut unwelcome sexual advances, requests of sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical contact of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive living, learning, or work environment.

The effect of sexual harassment will be evaluated based on the perspective of a reasonable person in the position of a reporting party.

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