Respectful And Fair Treatment Of Students Policy

While on the premises, in an online environment, or during activities or events hosted by Cloud Nine College, the following behaviors are prohibited:


Discrimination occurs when a person, or group of people, is treated less favorably than another person or group, based on a person’s race, color, ancestry, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected classification in accordance with applicable legislation.


Harassment and bullying are repeated, and unreasonable behaviors directed towards a person or group of people that creates a risk to health and safety, and/or creates a toxic environment. Repeated behavior refers to the persistent nature of the behavior and can involve a range of behaviors over time. Unreasonable behavior will be considered to have taken place if a reasonable person, having considered the circumstances, ought to have known that such behavior was unwelcome. A toxic environment refers to behavior that intimidates, humiliates, isolates, victimizes, threatens, and/or discriminates against a student or an employee.


Violence is any threatened, attempted, or actual conduct that causes or could cause physical injury. It includes any threatening statement or behavior that gives an individual reasonable cause to believe that s/he may be at risk of injury.