71 NSU STUDENT HANDBOOK 2023-24 • Unauthorized use of another individual’s identification or account; • Use of technology to interfere with the work of another student, faculty member, or institutional official; • Use of an Institution’s technology to engage in Harassment. • Use of technology to engage in unlawful activities, including those involving uses that infringe intellectual property rights; • Use of technology to interfere with normal operation of an institution’s technology or other system; • Making, acquiring, or using unauthorized copies of computer files, violating terms of applicable software license agreements, or using the Institution’s technology network or system to download files in violation of copyright laws; • Attempting to circumvent data protection schemes or tampering with security; • Violating institutional or board computer use or internet policies. 2.4. Threat of Harm or Actual Harm to a Person’s Physical or Mental Health or Safety 2.4.1. Violence, which includes, but is not limited to, using or threatening to use physical force on or towards another person without that person’s permission, except in reasonable selfdefense. The use of physical force includes both using one’s own body parts as well as using other items. 2.4.2. Brandishing, pointing, or using a knife, gun, or other weapon towards another person, except in reasonable self-defense. 2.4.3. Restraining or transporting another person without that person’s permission. 2.4.4. Making bomb threats. 2.4.5. Harassment, which includes, but is not limited to: Conduct towards another person that is severe or pervasive enough to create an objectively and subjectively intimidating, hostile, or demeaning environment that substantially interferes with the individual’s ability to participate in or to realize the intended benefits of an Institutional activity or resource; and 2.4.6. Sexual Harassment, which is conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: An employee of an institutional conditioning the provision of education benefits on participation in unwelcome sexual conduct (i.e., quid pro quo); or Unwelcome conduct that a reasonable person would determine is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the institution’s education program or activity; or Sexual assault (as defined in the Clery Act), dating violence, domestic violence, or stalking as defined in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the definitions of which are set forth in BOR Policy 1:17.1. 2.4.7. Stalking, which is engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to fear for the person’s safety or the safety of others, or suffer substantial emotional distress. “Course of conduct” means two or more acts, including, but not limited to, acts in which the stalker directly, indirectly, or through third parties, by any action, method, device or means, follows, monitors, observes, surveils, threatens, or communicates to or about a person, or interferes with a person’s property.