State University of New York – Plattsburgh

Location: Plattsburgh, New York
Website: http://www.plattsburgh.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 2nd Circuit

Speech Code Rating

State University of New York – Plattsburgh 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

  • Complaint Procedure for Review of Allegations of Unlawful Discrimination/Harassment 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Sexual Harassment in the Educational Setting – unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment of a student denies or limits, on the basis of sex, the student’s ability to participate in or to receive benefits, services, or opportunities in the educational institution’s program.

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  • Sexual Harassment Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome, inappropriate behavior of a sexual nature and can include such acts as comments, gestures, or physical contact.

    There are two types:

    Hostile Environment

    The perpetrator creates a sexualized environment in which the victim does not function well, is afraid, or is uncomfortable. This can be done, for example, by continually remarking on someone’s body or clothing, by posting sexually explicit photos, or by making sexually oriented comments. A peer, a superior, or a subordinate can create a hostile environment.

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Yellow Light Policies
  • Student Conduct Manual: College Regulations 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Section 7: Disorderly Conduct

    1. Any offensive or disorderly act or display which interferes with the rights of others is prohibited.
    2. Harassment, threats, physical abuse or the threat of physical abuse including bias related incidents are prohibited.

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Green Light Policies
  • Complaint Procedure for Review of Allegations of Unlawful Discrimination/Harassment 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Harassment on the Basis of Protected Characteristic(s) other than Sex/Gender – harassment based on race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics is oral, written, graphic or physical conduct relating to an individual’s protected characteristics that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent so as to interfere with or limit the ability of an individual to participate in or benefit from the educational institution’s programs or activities.

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