Code of Conduct

People who harass others prevent those people, and people like them, from feeling welcome and safe. Harassment is absolutely prohibited during our programs. Additionally, students with a history of harassing others are not welcome even if the harassment takes place outside our events.

What is Harassment?

We cannot possibly list every situation which may be harassment. If you're not sure whether you can do something, don't do it; and if you aren't sure whether you can report something, report it. We want our community to be friendly and welcoming, and anything which is even borderline harassment doesn't fit.

All that said, here are some clear examples of harassment:

  • Offensive comments about someone's gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion.
  • A deliberate attempt to intimidate someone.
  • Following or stalking someone, or refusing to leave them alone when asked.
  • Threatening or sustained photography or recording of an individual.
  • Sustained disruption of someone's ability to talk or work.
  • Inappropriate physical contact, sexual remarks, or paying other sexual attention to an individual.