Examples of Sexual Harassment

The following types of conduct illustrate only some of the ways in which sexual harassment may occur in violation of College policy:

  • Physical assault;
  • Direct or subtle solicitation of sexual activity;
  • Direct or subtle solicitation of sexual activity or sex-related behavior with a promise of reward or threat of punishment;
  • Unwelcome physical contact such as touching, or physical interference which limits participation in or benefit from work or academic performance;
  • Unwelcome remarks about a person's clothing or body;
  • Explicit sexual questions, innuendoes, gestures, jokes, stories, and anecdotes;
  • Display of sexually offensive posters, pictures, words, graffiti or messages.