Revised Handbook of Operating Procedures – Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

By August 28, 2013

Behaviors that may constitute sexual misconduct include but are not limited to:

*failure to observe the appropriate boundaries of the supervisor/subordinate or faculty/student relationship;
*repeatedly engaging in sexually oriented conversations, comments or horseplay, including the use of language or the telling of jokes or anecdotes of a sexual nature in the workplace, office or classroom, even if such conduct is not objected to by those present and;
*gratuitous use of sexually oriented materials not directly related to the subject matter of a class, course or meeting even if not objected to by those present.

Revised Handbook of Operating Procedures – Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

By August 28, 2013

Behaviors that may constitute sexual harassment include but are not limited to:

*Intentional touching;
*Explicit or implicit propositions to engage in sexual activity;
*Gratuitous comments of a sexual nature such as explicit statements, questions, jokes or anecdotes; remarks of a sexual nature about a person’s clothing or body;
*Remarks about sexual activities or speculation about sexual experiences;
*Exposure to gratuitous sexually suggestive visual displays such as photographs, graffiti, posters, calendars or other materials;
*Deliberate physical interference with or restriction of an individual’s movements;
*Persistent, unwanted sexual/romantic attention;
*Subtle or overt pressure for sexual favors; or
*Deliberate, repeated humiliation or intimidation based upon the sex of the individual.

Revised Handbook of Operating Procedures – Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

By August 28, 2013

Sexual Misconduct. In addition to prohibiting sexual harassment as defined by law, the University also prohibits conduct of a sexual nature that, although not so serious or pervasive that it rises to the level of sexual harassment, is unprofessional and/or inappropriate for worksites and teaching locations.