Harassment based on an individual's race, color, ethnicity,
religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, veteran
status, sexual orientation, disability, or other factors is against
SCC policy and against the law.
Prohibited discriminatory harassment is defined as:
"Conduct that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, and objectively
offensive as to substantially disrupt or undermine a person's
ability to participate in or to receive the benefits, services, or
opportunities of the College, and/or has the effect of creating an
intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment."
Harassment, when directed at an individual, may include, but is
not limited to:
· use of
epithets, inappropriate jokes, comments or innuendos
· obscene or
harassing telephone calls, e-mails, letters, notes or other forms
· any conduct
that may create a hostile working or academic environment
Discriminatory Harassment will not be tolerated at
We live in a global society, and should understand the
importance of valuing diversity. Non-biased and respectful behavior
by everyone will strengthen the spirit of the College.
As a student, visitor or employee of SCC, you are required to
comply with the requirements of this policy.
Respect Begins with ME
· The SCC
community is dedicated to learning and to the development of
ethical and responsible individuals.
· The College
takes responsibility for preparing individuals for participation in
an increasingly complex world.
freedom must prevail in an educational environment that is free
from all forms of illegal harassment and discrimination.
freedom exists only when all are free to pursue ideas in a
of mutual respect.
· This policy
prohibiting discriminatory harassment reaffirms Southeast Community
College's commitment to maintaining an environment in which ideas
and activities are pursued free of intimidation or fear.
Discriminatory harassment of any kind, whether it be harassment
based on an individual's race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex,
age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, sexual
orientation, disability, or other factor is harmful to the persons
involved and to the College community.
If you feel you have been harassed, seek help from one of the
resources listed below. All allegations of discriminatory
harassment will be confidentially investigated. Discriminatory
harassment is against the law and prohibited
by SCC policy.
Beatrice Campus Kennedy Room K256
Lincoln Campus (includes ESQ, ENT, and CEC
locations) J2 or E-1
Milford Campus ETC, Room 100M
College-wide resource for employees and students
Jose J. Soto SCC Area Office