Policy No. 216: Cyber Harassment

Area: Student Affairs

Adopted: June 23, 2009

Revised: 1/25/11

Description: Cyber Harassment

Atlantic Cape requires a college community free from threats, intimidation, stalking, harassment and other harassing behaviors. These behaviors may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Repeated, unwanted/unsolicted contact that includes face-to-face contact, telephone calls, voice messages, text messages, electronic video and/or photography, electronic mail, instant mesages, written letters, unwanted gifts;
  • Verbal or written abuse, threats, harassment, coercion, or any other conduct that places another individual in reasonable fear of his/her safety through words or actions directed at that person, or substantially interferes with the working, educational or personal environment of the individual;
  • Persistent offensive, threatening communication through the internet via email, chat rooms and other electronic devices

Students who are found responsible for Cyber Harassment will be in direct violation of the Student Code of Conduct Policy.

Contributing Sources: Grand Rapids Community College Student Code of Conduct, Retrieved 11/29/08; Howard Community College Stalking and Harassment Policy, Retrieved 11/4/08

 

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