New Jersey Institute of Technology

Location: Newark, New Jersey
Website: http://www.njit.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 3rd Circuit

Speech Code Rating

New Jersey Institute of Technology has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.

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Red Light Policies

  • Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy for Students 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct that occurs based on a person’s sex or gender and that is severe or pervasive that unreasonably interferes with an individuals’ educational performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile or offense educational environment.

    Some examples of sexual harassment include, but are not limited to the following behavior:

    • Disparaging remarks or other behavior concerning a person’s gender or sexual orientation; inappropriate sexual innuendoes or humor.
    • Offensive sexual graffiti, pictures or written remarks, including content in email and internet usage.
    • Sexually oriented or obscene gestures, verbal expressions, or comments of a sexual nature about a person’s body, clothing or sexual experience….

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Yellow Light Policies
  • Campus Center Policies and Procedures: Advertising in the Campus Center 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies

    The following policies refer to banners, posters and flyers anywhere on campus. Questions about these policies should be directed to the Campus Center Office.


    What can’t I post on campus?
    Materials of objectionable taste will not be approved (i.e. sexist, racist, crude, libelous, etc.). Under no circumstance will material not advertising an event or service be allowed (i.e. someone’s personal views, thoughts, etc.) to be posted in the Campus Center. The Campus Center reserves the right to remove materials that do not meet criteria approval.

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  • Student Professional Conduct Code: Prohibited Conduct 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Assaulting, physically abusing, threatening, harassing, stalking, bullying, intimidating, coercing or otherwise endangering the welfare of any person (including, but not limited to, acts of discrimination, sexual harassment or assault).

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  • Acceptable Use Policy for Cyber Resources 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies

    You may not:

    • harass, threaten or otherwise harm others by sending obscene, abusive, or injurious communications….

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Green Light Policies
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