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

    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

    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

    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

    [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

    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

    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

    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

    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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