Indiana University, Northwest

Location: Gary, Indiana
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 7th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Indiana University, Northwest 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
  • Student Activities Club Manual: Demonstrations on Campus 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies, Statement

    Students or clubs or organizations planning a protest march or demonstrationon campus should contact
    the Student Activities 72 hours in advance of the proposed march to discuss applicable University
    policies and to confirm the line of march.

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  • Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Preamble 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility, Statement

    A student who accepts admission to Indiana University agrees to: ... behave in a manner that is respectful of the dignity of others, treating others with civility and understanding ....

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  • Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Student Responsibilities 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Verbal abuse of another person, including the following:

    1. An express or implied threat to:

    1. Interfere with an individual’s personal safety, academic efforts, employment, or participation in university-sponsored activities and that under the circumstances causes the person to have a reasonable apprehension that such harm is about to occur; or
    2. Injure that person, or damage his or her property; or
    2. "Fighting words" that are spoken face-to-face as a personal insult to the listener or listeners in personally abusive language inherently likely to provoke a violent reaction by the listener or listeners to the speaker.

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  • Student Activities Club Manual: Posting of Flyers and Posters on Campus by Student Clubs 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies, Statement

    Postings that advertise alcohol, drugs, tobacco, implied illegal activities (including gambling), or sexually
    suggestive or harassing content are not permitted. Any individual, club or organization in violation of this policy
    will be subject to University disciplinary action and/or legal action.

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Green Light Policies
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