University of New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Website: http://www.uno.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 5th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

University of New Orleans 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

  • Student Policies: Sexual Harassment Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    Members of the University community might, without establishing a pattern of doing so, engage in isolated conduct of the kind described in section 3 and 4 or exhibit a pattern of engaging in such conduct, but fall to realize that their actions discomfort or humiliate others. When University administrators become aware that such activities are occurring in their areas they should direct that those engaged in such conduct undertake an educational program designed to help them understand that such conduct is inappropriate and unacceptable.

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  • Student Policies: Harassment and Discrimination Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement

    A fundamental principle of the University of New Orleans is that there be an environment of mutual tolerance and respect, which is free of hostility toward, discrimination against, or harassment of any person based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Every member of the university community is held strictly accountable for his or her behavior with regard to this standard.

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Yellow Light Policies
  • Student Policies: Freedom of Expression Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies, Statement

    To minimize disruption of the academic mission of the University, and to control traffic on its campus, the University requires that individuals or groups desiring to engage in public speaking or expressive activity anticipated to draw a gathering of more than fifty persons must reserve the Student Amphitheater.

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  • Housing Handbook: Respect for Persons 13-14

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

    Acts of intolerance and/or harassment due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability or sexual orientation are neither appropriate nor tolerated.

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  • Acceptable Use Policy for Information Technology 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, Statement

    [W]hile freedom of inquiry and expression are fundamental principles of academic life,
    assaults upon the personal integrity of individual members of the academic community and dissemination of
    offensive materials may undermine the foundations of that community.

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  • Student Policies: Demonstration or Mass Protest Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies, Statement

    Students or student organizations planning to picket or engage in any type of demonstration or mass protest must notify the Student Life Office, UC 260, at least 24 hours prior to the proposed activity.

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  • Student Policies: Posting Signs and/or Fliers on Campus Policy 13-14

    Speech Code Category: Posting Policies, Statement

    No student or organization may post or carry a sign on campus that: ... Contains materials that are obscene, vulgar, libelous, or a form of harassment.

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  • Student Policies: Freedom of Expression Policy 13-14

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

    The University expects that persons engaging in expressive activities will
    demonstrate civility, concern for the safety of persons and property, respect for University activities,
    respect for those who may disagree with their message, and compliance with University policies and
    applicable local, state and federal laws. The University of New Orleans maintains the right to regulate
    expressive activities on its campus through reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions. Unlawful,
    lewd, vulgar, or indecent activities disruptive to the normal operations of the University, including classes
    and University business activities, will not be tolerated by the University.

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Green Light Policies
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