Sexual Harassment

All students have the right to feel comfortable at school or at their workplace. Sexual Harassment is a specialized form of harassment that impacts a person's ability to go to school or work, and the behavior includes bullying or coercion of a sexual nature, unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors. The definition from the Anti-Harassment Policy is listed below:

Sexual Harassment

  1. Any act of Sexual Violence.
  2. Any act of Sexual Exploitation.
  3. Any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors or other written, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
    1. Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment, education or participation in a University activity;
    2. Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for, or a factor in, decisions affecting that individual's employment, education or participation in a University activity; or
    3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's employment or academic performance or creating an intimidating, offensive or hostile environment for that individual's employment, education or participation in a University activity.

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