Location: New York, New York
Federal Circuit: 2nd Circuit
Yeshiva University has been given the speech code rating Exempt. Exempt institutions are private universities that express clearly and consistently that they believe in a set of values above the commitment of free speech. Read more here.
Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Students have the right to examine and exchange diverse ideas, consistent with the mission of the University, in an orderly, respectful and lawful manner inside and outside the classroom.
Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
Students have the right to an environment that is conducive to learning and without unreasonable concerns for personal safety. Behavior which is intimidating, threatening, or hostile to individuals or groups is therefore regarded as a serious offense. Abusive or harassing behavior, verbal or physical, which demeans, threatens, or injures another is subject to University Disciplinary Action.
Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
Prohibited behavior includes acts that are dishonest, immoral, or unlawful; that cause damage to property or harm to oneself or to others; or that bring discredit or shame upon the institution.