Interim Title IX & Sexual Misconduct Policy: Non-Title IX Sexual Misconduct

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Sexual Harassment means unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, including sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature, when: … The conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational program, if, for example, the conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent that it creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, learning, or living environment under both an objective (i.e., a reasonable person’s view) and subjective (i.e., the complainant’s view) standard.

Violence or harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression means violence or unwelcome conduct directed at a person due to their gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression when: … The violence or conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational program, if, for example, the conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent that it creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, learning, or living environment under both an objective (i.e., a reasonable person’s view) and subjective (i.e., the complainant’s view) standard.

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