The University Record, March 14, 1994

Examples of sexual harassment

  • Pressure for sexual activity or sexual favors

  • Unwelcome touching of a person’s body, hair or clothing

  • Sexual innuendoes, jokes or comments

  • Disparaging remarks to a person about his/her gender or body

  • Sexual graffiti or pictures

  • Asking about a person’s sexual fantasies or sexual activities

  • Repeatedly asking for a date after the person has expressed disinterest

  • Making sexual gestures with hands or through body movements

    These examples do not include all types of conduct that can constitute sexual harassment. Each situation must be considered in light of the specific facts and circumstances to determine if sexual harassment has occurred.