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penis, tongue, finger, or object, or oral copulation by mouth to genital contact or genital to mouth contact.
• Nonconsensual sexual contact is any intentional sexual touching, however slight, with any object, by a person upon another person that is without consent and/or by force. Sexual touching includes any bodily contact with the breasts, groin, mouth, or other bodily orifice of another individual, or any other bodily contact in a sexual manner.
• Domestic violence includes asserted violent misdemeanor and felony offenses committed by the victim's current or former spouse, current or former cohabitant, person similarly situated under domestic or family violence law, or anyone else protected under domestic or family violence law
• Dating violence means violence by a person who has been in a romantic or intimate relationship with the victim. Whether there was such relationship will be gauged by its length, type, and frequency of interaction.
• Stalking means intentional and repeated harassment or following of another person, or repeatedly emailing, texting, calling or use of other “cyber” venues to be “present” in another person’s life which places that person in reasonable fear that the perpetrator intends to injure, intimidate, or harass that person. Stalking also includes instances where the perpetrator knows or reasonably should know that the person is frightened, intimidated, or harassed, even if the perpetrator lacks such intent. Examples of stalking behavior include, but are not limited to:
o Following or conducting surveillance of the person being stalked
o Inappropriate confrontations, communications or approaches between the stalker
and the victim
o Repeated, unsolicited and uninvited visits at the victim’s place of business or domicile
o Receipt of unwanted communications, telephone calls, texts, or pages from the stalker to the victim
o Threateningofthevictiminanywaybythestalker,eitherverballyorphysically
o Threateninganyofthevictim’sfamilyorfriendsbythestalker
o Receipt of any unwanted contact, including emails, texts, letters, or gifts from the stalker to the victim
o Repeatedly sending unwanted messages, emails, or other communications to the victim by the stalker
o Using online social media inappropriately to refer to or establish contact with the victim by the stalker
o Any damage to the victim’s property by the stalker
o Physical assault, however insignificant, to the victim by the stalker o Sexual assault or threats of such to the victim by the stalker
o Assaulting or killing the victim’s pet by the stalker
o Spreading false rumors or gossip about the victim by the stalker
o Filing anything false against the victim by the stalker
Bullying: Workplace and/or classroom bullying is defined as persistent, malicious, unwelcome, severe, and pervasive mistreatment that harms, intimidates, offends, degrades or humiliates an employee or student, whether verbal, physical or otherwise, including “cyber” bullying, in the course of employment, or pursuit of education. Any employee found in violation of this policy, will be disciplined, up to and including immediate termination. Any student found in violation of

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