Henderson State University

Location: Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Website: http://www.hsu.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 8th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Henderson State University has been given the speech code rating Yellow. Yellow light colleges and universities are those institutions with at least one ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application. Read more here.

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Yellow Light Policies
  • Technology Usage Guidelines 12-13

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, Statement

    Any use of University property that would cause public embarrassment or possible liability to the University is strictly forbidden, and this specifically including, but not limited to, viewing or downloading inappropriate material from the Internet in the presence of others or in any way displaying such material, whether inadvertently or by design, so that it may be in any manner observed by any other person(s).

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  • Student Handbook: Residence Life Policies 12-13

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Disorderly conduct consists of behaving in a disrespectful or uncivilized manner, making obscene
    utterances, gestures, or displays; any persons found in violation will be subject to disciplinary action.

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  • Student Handbook: Residence Life Policies- Decorations 12-13

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies, Statement

    If decorations are deemed as a fire, health and safety issue, or offensive, you will be asked to take down
    said decorations.

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  • Student Handbook: Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities & Conduct- Publications 12-13

    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes, Statement

    A student, group, or organization may publish and distribute written material on campus without prior approval if such distribution and the content of the material is not disruptive to University operation.

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  • Student Handbook: Code of Conduct 12-13

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    The following actions are prohibited whether attempted or performed singularly or in concert with others:
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    4. Verbal or nonverbal harassment and/or threats with the intent to intimidate.
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    7. Disorderly or boisterous/noisy conduct which may cause alarm, resentment, or anger in others.

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Green Light Policies
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