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Sexual Harassment

Definition:

Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct or written communication of a sexual nature which is intimidating, hostile, or offensive.  Sexual harassment shall be considered to have occurred when:

  • Accepting or tolerating such conduct is made a term or condition of student’s status or individual’s employment, either explicitly or implicitly.
  • Accepting or rejecting such conduct is used as the basis for academic or employment decisions affecting the student or employee.
  • Such conduct creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or learning environment, or substantially interferes with an employee’s work performance or a student’s academic performance.

All employees are to contact the Human Resources (HR) Office immediately for assistance an guidance.

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