Campus closed Thurs., Nov. 23 and Fri., Nov. 24
Campus and college services will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23 and Fri., Nov. 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, and will return to normal operating hours on Mon., Nov. 27. 

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Hostile Environment


For Title IX purposes a working definition of a hostile environment is:

  • A situation of discriminatory or sexual nature that has occurred and created an adverse educational setting
  • An intimidating or offensive class or college environment that causes a person to be fearful
  • A setting that denies, limits or interferes with a person's ability to participate in or benefit from a college class, program, activity or job


Examples of a hostile environment include:

  • Bullying, abusive or intimidating comments and actions
  • Intimidating or offensive comments that alter the condition's of a person's work, classroom, team, or program environment
  • Continual offensive comments or surroundings of a discriminatory or sexual nature