University of Maine at Fort Kent

Location: Fort Kent, Maine
Website: http://www.umfk.maine.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 1st Circuit

Speech Code Rating

University of Maine at Fort Kent 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
  • Residence Hall Guide: Conduct, Indecent 13-14

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

    Behavior that is indecent or lewd such as public
    nudity or unwanted vulgar language is not acceptable in the residence halls.

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  • Residence Hall Guide: Conduct, Uncivil 13-14

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

    Any infringement on the physical or emotional safety
    of anyone will not be tolerated. Verbal harassment and/or intimidation are unacceptable forms of behavior in the residence halls.

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  • Solicitation Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies, Statement

    Posters must be free of profanity, pornography, hate speech, speech that insights [sic] hate or violence or other threatening speech. All advertisements must adhere to the UMFK policies related to the advertisement of alcohol-related events

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  • Sexual Harassment in the University of Maine System is No Laughing Matter 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    [S]exual harassment may be more subtle-- like staring, sexual jokes, or teasing, sexually demeaning remarks.

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  • Student Handbook: Posters/Advertising 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies, Statement

    Signs, notices and poster content should be cleared with the Student Services Office
    before being placed on display. Posters must be posted on appropriate bulletin
    boards around campus. Posters attached to walls, windows or doors will be
    removed by maintenance staff. Individuals or organizations sponsoring a particular
    poster or notice are responsible for removing the poster after the event has occurred.
    Posters with inappropriate content or content that does not follow UMFK policies
    will be removed by Student Services personnel (see Alcohol Policies). Certain
    activities may not be advertised on campus.

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  • Residence Hall Guide: UMFK Residence Halls Community Standards 13-14

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

    Each and every resident is FREE TO BE HIM/HERSELF in the
    residence halls
    (Absence of harassment, prejudice, discrimination, intimidation or hateful speech or actions of any sort)

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  • University of Maine System: Erase Harassment Brochure 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Not every unpleasant interaction,
    offensive comment, or disagreement
    constitutes harassment. Harassment
    occurs when unwelcome behavior
    creates a hostile environment or
    unreasonably interferes with an
    individual’s academic or job
    performance and opportunities.
    However, even if conduct does not
    meet the narrow definition of
    harassment under University policies
    or the law, it may be inappropriate in
    the workplace or the educational
    environment and could lead to
    corrective or disciplinary action.

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  • University of Maine System Sexual Harassment Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: ... Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual’s academic or work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive employment, educational or living environment.

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Green Light Policies
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