Policies and Procedures: 8.16 / Sexual Misconduct, Relationship Violence and Stalking Policy for Students

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Sexual Harassment
Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.

Examples of sexual harassment include but are not limited to:

Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment occurs when unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature becomes sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive to interfere with a person’s work or academic performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for working, learning, or living on campus, or in connection to an institutional program. The determination for whether an environment is “hostile” is often contextual and must be based on the circumstances.

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