University of Montevallo

Location: Montevallo, Alabama
Website: http://www.montevallo.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 11th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

University of Montevallo 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
  • Sexual Harassment Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … The conduct or statement has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with work or class performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, and/or offensive work or classroom environment.

    Conduct which may constitute sexual harassment includes: … Sexual and/or gender-related speech, including insults, joking, advances, slurs, and comments; … Visual or written sexual or gender-related insults, comments, drawings, posters, signs, jokes, and notes ….

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  • Student Conduct Code 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies

    Harassment is conduct that is sufficiently severe or pervasive so as to threaten an individual or substantially interfere with the individual’s education, employment or access to University programs, activities or opportunities and that would detrimentally affect a reasonable person under the same circumstances. This includes harassment occurring through the use of various forms of technology and media commonly referred to as cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying.

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  • Residence Hall Handbook: Respect for Persons 13-14

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

    Housing and Residence Life respects and celebrates the diversity of its residents. Acts of intolerance and/or harassment due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability, or sexual orientation are neither appropriate nor tolerated. … Residents must refrain from harassment and verbal abuse of other students.

    Residents must be mindful of the rights of others and avoid … unsuitable or boisterous conduct.

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  • Computer Resources Acceptable Use Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies

    Users of University computing resources further agree not to utilize those resources for illegal, malicious, or destructive purposes or intentionally damage or disrupt any University computing resource or process.

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  • Student Handbook: Regulations and Procedures for Posting and Chalking 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies

    Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs may not be implied, stated, or pictured in organization advertisements. … All publicity is expected to be in good taste.

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  • Student Handbook: On-Campus Events 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies

    All organization functions must be registered and approved by the Student Life Office at least two weeks before the date of the event. A registration form detailing the activity must be completed.

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