PURPOSE: The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is committed to maintaining
for its employees, students and visitors an environment that is
free from intimidation, threats and violent acts. A safe and secure
environment is a fundamental prerequisite for fulfilling UW-Green
Bays mission of teaching, research and public service.
POLICY: UW-Green Bay will not tolerate any act or threat of violence
made in the workplace, on university lands, or while in work status.
After receiving a report of threats or violence, the University
will conduct an immediate investigation and respond with the appropriate
PROHIBITED CONDUCT: No person may engage in violent conduct or make threats of
violence, implied or direct, on university lands or in connection
with university business. This includes but is not limited to:
The use of force with the intent to cause harm, e.g. physical
attacks, any unwanted contact such as hitting, fighting, pushing,
or throwing objects;
Acts or threats which are intended to intimidate, coerce, or
cause fear of harm;
Acts or threats made directly or indirectly by words, gestures
No person may carry, possess or use any dangerous weapon on
university lands or in university buildings or facilities, except
with the written approval of the chief administrative officer
or for law enforcement purposes. No person may display or portray
as real any object that resembles a dangerous weapon. UWS 18.06(10).
Employees and students are expected to report any threat or act
of violence which they have witnessed, received, or have been informed
of, to University Police and:
If an employee is involved, also notify the supervisor;
If a student is involved, also notify the Dean of Students.
All employees and students are expected to notify University
Police whenever a protective restraining order is granted which
mentions university lands, or involves a University employee
or student, or a person working at the University, and provide
a copy of the order. Employees should also notify their supervisor.
Students should also notify the Dean of Students. Appropriate
effort will be made to protect the privacy and sensitivity of
the information provided.