Location: Portland, Maine
Federal Circuit: 1st Circuit
University of Southern Maine 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.
University is willing to abide by those standards and values that apply to all such groups. These
values include the University’s statement on non-discrimination and Student Senate policy of
harmony with it, and are rooted in the University's commitment to free inquiry, diversity,
inclusion, and freedom from coercion, and related to its primary mission of offering an
educational environment in which the pursuit of knowledge is honored and affirmed.
Groups promoting particular religious traditions express their beliefs, serve students, faculty
and staff, and have access to, and use of, University facilities and services at the discretion of
- harassing other computer users or University staff;
- intentionally and unnecessarily exposing others to material they may find personally unsuitable.