Harassment occurs when unwelcome conduct based on an individual’s membership in a protected group unreasonably interferes with the individual’s work or academic environment.
Physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, coercion, stalking, and/or conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person.
Physical or verbal assault, sexual harassment, hazing, threats, intimidation, coercion or any other behavior which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any member of the University community or any other person while on University premises, at University activities, or on premises over which the University has supervisory responsibility pursuant to state statute or local ordinance.
Harassment, which consists of any verbal, visual, written or physical conduct that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that it adversely affects, or has the purpose or logical consequence of interfering with any student’s educational program or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment within the University community.
Persistent, severe, or pervasive verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, bullying, and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the mental or physical health/safety of any person or causes reasonable apprehension of such harm.
Intentionally, recklessly or negligently
placing any person under mental
duress or causing any person to be in
fear of physical danger through
verbal abuse, harassment (including
repeated phone calls, electronic
messages), sexual harassment, hazing,
intimidation, threats or other conduct
which threatens or endangers that
person’s emotional, mental or
Conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person within or related to the University community, including
1. physical abuse, threats, intimidation, or harassment.
Conduct that is unbecoming of a Trinity College student. This includes, but
is not limited to, disturbance of the peace; disorderly or indecent conduct;
physical or verbal abuse or assault; threats; intimidation; coercion; any
conduct that threatens, instills fear, or infringes upon the rights, dignity, and
integrity of any person; any conduct likely to lead to violence; harassment.
Acts which harm or are intended to harm, intimidate, or humiliate another member of the college community through the use of physical force, the threat of force, or verbal abuse, as well as other forms of insults.
[T]he College itself prohibits any form of harassment based on race; color; religion; gender; disability; age; veteran status; sexual orientation; national origin; gender identity, expression, or characteristics; or any other class protected by applicable law.
Students shall be subject to College discipline for any of the following misconduct which occurs at any time on campus or at any off-campus facility or college approved or sponsored function:
Physical or verbal abuse of any person or conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any such person;
Hazing or any act that injures, degrades, or disgraces or tends to injure, degrade, or disgrace any fellow student or person.
No University employee, University student, or individual on University property may intentionally harass or abuse a person
(physically or verbally) with the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with such person’s work or academic performance,
or of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment. Consistent with the University
Nondiscrimination Policy Statement, this Anti-Harassment Policy includes cases where the conduct is based on race, color,
religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. This
policy will be applied with due respect for the University’s commitment to equality of opportunity, human dignity, diversity, and
Every member of the college community shares the responsibility for addressing incidents of disrespect for dignity of others, acts of discrimination, racism, bigotry, harassment, exclusion, abusive language, or mistreatment of individuals or groups.
For this reason, Buffalo State College condemns, and pledges itself to fight against all acts of invidious discrimination, bias, intolerance, or harassment.