nondiscrimination

By August 28, 2013

The Florida State University prohibits acts of harassment against faculty, students, administrators or staff
on the basis of race, ethnicity, creed,
color, sex, religion, national origin,
age, disability, veteran’s or marital status. This policy covers conduct which
presents clear and immediate danger
of bringing about injury or substantial
abuse to students, faculty or employees, or which substantially interferes
with the opportunity of a student to
obtain an education, or which creates
an intimidating or hostile work or
educational environment.

nondiscrimination

By August 28, 2013

1. Harassment is defined to include verbal and/or
physical conduct based on a legally protected characteristic which:
(A) has the purpose or effect of creating an objectively intimidating,
hostile, or offensive work or educational environment; (B) has the
purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
work or learning performance; or (C) otherwise unreasonably
adversely affects an individual’s employment or educational
opportunities.
2. Examples of harassment could include making
“jokes” based on a legally protected characteristic, objectionable
epithets/slurs, threatened or actual physical harm or abuse, the
display of hostile symbols/objects, and other intimidating or
insulting conduct directed against the individual because of their
legally protected characteristic or membership.