Policy Against Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying

Any of the following acts are prohibited and could lead to suspension or dismissal from the University:

If a student acts with the purpose to bully, intimidate, and harass another person by:

  • Making, or causing to be made, a communication or communications (including the use of electronic and/or social media) anonymously or at extremely inconvenient hours, or in offensively coarse language, or any other manner likely to cause annoyance or alarm; or
  • Subjecting another to striking, kicking, shoving, or other offensive touching, or threatening to do so; or
  • Engaging in any other course of alarming conduct or of repeatedly committed acts with purpose to alarm or seriously annoy such other person, such that the behavior substantially disrupts or interferes with the orderly operation of the institution or the rights of other students to participate in or benefit from the education program.

This policy is in addition to the University’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment. Issues arising from this policy will be investigated and adjudicated in accordance with the University’s Nonacademic Code of Conduct.