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Freedom from harassment, including sexual harassment, as well as
threats of intimidation and physical or emotional harm. This includes
acts of ethnic or racial intimidation, hazing, or harassment for
reasons of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.

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Harassment, which is defined as conduct which is abusive or which interferes with a person’s
pursuit of his or her customary or usual affairs, including, but not limited to, such conduct
when directed toward an individual or group because of race, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical attribute, or physical or mental disability or
disorder, including learning disabilities and mental retardation.

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Hamilton College defines harassment as verbal or physical conduct based on a person’s race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, age, sexual and affectional orientation/associations, or mental/physical disabilities that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, persistent or patently offensive that it has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with that person’s work or academic performance, or that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working, educational, or living environment, from both a subjective (the complainant’s) and an objective (any reasonable person’s) viewpoint.

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What do we mean by “bias incident”? Expressions of disrespectful bias, hate, harassment or hostility against an individual or group because of the individual or group’s actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identification, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status and/or sexual orientation can be forms of discrimination. Expressions vary, and can be in the form of language, words, signs, symbols, threats, or actions that could potentially cause alarm, anger, fear, or resentment in others, or that endanger the health, safety, and welfare of a member(s) of the University community, even when presented as a joke.

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Some key prohibitions include:

* Sending unsolicited e-mail messages, including the sending of “junk mail” or other advertising material to individuals who did not specifically request such material, except as approved under the Mass E-Mail Policy and Effective Electronic Communication.
* Engaging in harassment via e-mail, telephone, or paging, whether through language, frequency, or size of messages.

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The following conduct is prohibited:

Unwelcome attention to one’s sexuality; Questions about sexual behavior;
Sexually oriented jokes;
Unwelcome conversations with obvious sexual innuendos and double meanings;
Sexually suggestive pictures or objects;
Displays to embarrass or humiliate;
Unwelcome touching, fondling, or assault;
Unwelcome and repeated requests for dates or propositions for sexual favors.

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Offenses: … Subjecting another person or group to abusive, threatening, intimidating, or harassing actions, including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, gender, disability, age, economic status, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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The Appropriate Use Policy specifically prohibits the use of Northeastern University’s information systems or facilities to:
Harass, threaten, defame, slander, or intimidate any individual or group; Generate and/or spread intolerant or hateful material, which in the sole judgment of
the University is directed against any individual or group, based on race, religion,
national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status,
genetic makeup, or disability; Transmit or make accessible material, which in the sole judgment of the University is
offensive, violent, pornographic, annoying, or harassing, including use of
Northeastern information systems to access and/or distribute obscene or sexually
explicit material unrelated to University-sanctioned work or bona fide scholarship ….

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(a) Intentionally inflicting
mental or bodily harm upon any person; (b)
taking any action for the purpose of inflicting mental
or bodily harm upon any person; (c) taking any reckless,
but not accidental action from which mental or
bodily harm could result to any person; (d) engaging
in conduct (including, but not limited to stalking)
that causes a person to believe that the offender
may cause mental or bodily harm; (e) any act which
demeans, degrades, or disgraces any person.

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Users will not: … Send email chain letters or mass mailings for purposes other than official university business … Engage in activities that violate state or federal law, a University contractual obligation, or another University policy or rule including but not limited to Human Resources policies and Standards of Conduct for students.

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As a matter of personal commitment, faculty, administration, staff, and students of Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University–Hawaii, Brigham Young University–Idaho, and LDS Business College seek to demonstrate in daily living on and off campus those moral virtues encompassed in the gospel of Jesus Christ, and will

Be honest
Live a chaste and virtuous life
Obey the law and all campus policies
Use clean language
Respect others
Abstain from alcoholic beverages, tobacco, tea, coffee, and substance abuse
Participate regularly in church services
Observe the Dress and Grooming Standards
Encourage others in their commitment to comply with the Honor Code

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It is against the basic nature of this community for anyone to demean or discriminate against another human being. A caring, educational community does not tolerate physical or psychological threats, harassment, intimidation, or violence directed against a person(s). Such behavior is subject to the university’s highest conduct processes.

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Threatening or causing physical harm, verbal abuse, intimidation, coercion, retaliation, bullying or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health and safety of any member of the student body, faculty, staff, group or visitor to the university.

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No person may engage in violent conduct or make threats of violence, implied or direct, on university lands or in connection with university business. This includes but is not limited to: … Acts or threats made directly or indirectly by words, gestures or symbols.

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Behavior which jeopardizes the safety or well-being of other members of the College community or persons coming onto College property. This includes but is not limited to: 2.1)harassment of members of the College community or persons coming onto College property;2.2) statements intended to defame character;2.3) physical abuse;2.4)verbal abuse; 2.5) written abuse of another person;2.6) threats to another person;2.7)any act of violence;2.8)inappropriately touching another person

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The following provisions describe conduct prohibited under this policy:

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10. Using IT resources for illegal activities. Criminal or illegal use may include obscenity, child pornography, threats, harassment, copyright infringement, university trademark infringement, defamation, theft, and unauthorized access.

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The following conduct by a student is prohibited.

E.Disruptive Behavior

1.Intentional disruption or obstruction of teaching, research, administration, disciplinary proceedings or other institutional activities is prohibited. This behavior includes but is not limited to excessive noise, abusive or obscene language in a public place… or threatening conduct which is unreasonable in the area, time or manner in which it occurs.
2.Individual behavior which adversely affects the quality of life on campus or unduly disturbs one or more members of the College community is prohibited…

F.Harassment (verbal and/or physical)

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3. Engaging in a course of conduct or repeatedly committing acts which alarm another person or threaten their well being and which serve no legitimate purpose is prohibited.
4.Harassing conduct that limits or denies equal treatment of another person or persons because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, national origin, ancestry or organizational affiliation is prohibited.

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N. Sexual harassment
Sexual Harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and/or other unwelcome physical conduct of a sexual nature which interferes with a student’s performance or creates an intimidating,
hostile or offensive environment and is prohibited.

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It is a violation of this policy to engage in conduct relating to any of the protected categories outlined in paragraph (I)(a) which has the effect of harassing an individual or creating a hostile work environment. Harassment or the creation of a hostile work environment can occur even if there was no intent on the part of an individual to harass or demean another.

Examples of Behaviors That Constitute A Violation Of This Policy Include, But Are Not Limited To:
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* Calling an individual by an unwanted nickname that refers to one or more of the above protected categories, or telling jokes pertaining to one or more of the above protected categories.
* Using derogatory references with regard to any of the above protected categories.
* Engaging in threatening, intimidating, or hostile acts towards another individual in the workplace because that individual belongs to, or is associated with any of the above protected categories.
* Displaying or distributing material (including electronic communications) in the workplace that contains derogatory or demeaning language or images pertaining to any of the above protected categories

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Prohibited conduct includes but is not limited to such conduct as offensive sexual flirtations, suggestive comments, sexual innuendo, unwanted physical contact, repeated requests or pressure for “dates”, advances, propositions, insults or verbal abuse of a sexual nature, graphic verbal commentaries about an individual’s body, use of sexually degrading words or vulgar words of a sexual nature, humor or jokes about sex or gender-specific traits, or the display of sexually suggestive objects or pictures. Prohibited conduct also includes non-verbal, suggestive, or sexually insulting actions such as leering, whistling, suggestive sounds, and obscene gestures…
Sexual harassment does not refer to behavior or occasional compliments of a socially acceptable nature. It refers to behavior which is unwelcome, which is unreasonably offensive, which fails to respect the rights of others, or which otherwise creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive public accommodations, public services, housing, or educational environment.

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Policies and Guidelines-The following are
prohibited in or around the residence hall:
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—posting information in the residence halls without
prior approval from the associate director of
Housing and Residence Life
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—behavior that infringes upon the rights of others,
e.g. disruptive actions, excessive noise, threats,
etc.

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2. Prohibited Conduct

Any student found to have committed the following misconduct is subject to the disciplinary sanctions outlined below:

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e. Hazing. Participation of students in hazing activities: any intentional or reckless act, on or off institutional property, by one student, acting alone or with others, which is directed against any other student, that endangers the mental or physical health or safety of the student, or which induces or coerces a student to endanger his or her mental or physical health or safety, and includes treatment of a violent, abusive, shameful, insulting, or humiliating nature. Hazing includes conduct which damages or removes public or private property. Excessive demands on a student’s time so as to interfere with academic performance are prohibited. Threatening in any manner or form for the purpose of cajoling individuals into secrecy in regard to breaches (planned, threatened, attempted, or perpetrated) of hazing violations is also prohibited. Such action is prohibited when connected with initiation into, affiliation with or continuing membership in a group or organization and does not include participation in customary athletic events or similar competition. Hazing activity which is in violation of any other institutional regulations such as the misuse of alcohol, drugs, school property, etc., is strictly forbidden.

r. Theft or other abuse of computer time, including but not limited to:

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(5) Use of computing facilities to send or receive obscene messages.

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Harassment is defined as any act or acts done without legitimate purpose and with the intent to intimidate, annoy or alarm another. This policy shall specifically apply to, but not be limited to, harassment on account of
disability, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or any other basis for non-discrimination as stated in the University’s non-discrimination statement. Any act meeting the definition of harassment under Iowa Code §708.7,
or the definition of stalking under Iowa Code §708.11, is a violation of this rule. Engaging in First Amendment protected speech activities shall be considered acts done with a legitimate purpose.

Prohibited Conduct

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Sexual harassment, as defined by the University’s Sexual Harassment Policy, is prohibited. See the Student Information Handbook. Sexual harassment may include, but is not limited to:
· Coercing or attempting to coerce a person into a sexual relationship;
· Subjecting a person to unwanted sexual attention or demands;
· Punishing or retaliating against a person for refusal to comply with sexual demands; or
· Unwelcome physical advances or physical contact of a sexual nature, or conduct of a sexual nature that is intimidating, demeaning, hostile, or offensive.
As provided by law, students may not be disciplined for engaging in speech activities protected by the First Amendment

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Racial harassment, as defined by the University’s Racial and Ethnic Harassment Policy, is prohibited. See the Student Information Handbook. Racial and ethnic harassment may include, but is not limited to:
· Threats, physical contact, pranks or vandalism directed at an individual or individuals because of their race or national origin;
· Severe or persistent racial epithets, derogatory comments, jokes or ridicule directed to a specific person or persons about their race or ethnicity;
· Defacement of a person’s property based upon race of the owner; or
· Persistent and repeated racial or ethnic remarks or conduct, even if not directed at a specific person or persons, which unreasonably affect the ability of persons to participate in University programs.
As provided by law, students may not be disciplined for engaging in speech activities protected by the First Amendment.

Prohibited Conduct

By August 28, 2013

Sexual harassment, as defined by the University’s Sexual Harassment Policy, is prohibited. See the Student Information Handbook. Sexual harassment may include, but is not limited to:
· Coercing or attempting to coerce a person into a sexual relationship;
· Subjecting a person to unwanted sexual attention or demands;
· Punishing or retaliating against a person for refusal to comply with sexual demands; or
· Unwelcome physical advances or physical contact of a sexual nature, or conduct of a sexual nature that is intimidating, demeaning, hostile, or offensive.
As provided by law, students may not be disciplined for engaging in speech activities protected by the First Amendment