College of the Holy Cross

Private University

Worcester, Massachusetts

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Speech Code Rating

Use of Information Technology Services

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
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Communications from members of the College community are to reflect mutual respect and civility. Obscene or intolerant language, as well as offensive images, clearly violate these standards and are considered inappropriate for electronic and all other forms of discourse among members of…

Community Standards Process and Procedures: Protest and Demonstration Guidelines

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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A meeting between planners the Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students, or designee, must occur at least two business days in advance to discuss and plan any proposed event. Planners should understand that additional review time may be required depending upon…

Community Standards Process and Procedures: Prohibited Behavior- Harming Behavior

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Includes, but is not limited to, the true threat of, or actual, physical assault or abuse and also includes harassing behavior. Harassing behavior is the severe or repeated use of a written, verbal, or electronic expression, or a physical act or gesture…

Interim Equal Opportunity and Discriminatory Harassment Policy

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Unwelcome conduct that is based on or motivated by an individual’s actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, age, marital or parental status (including pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions), veteran status, sex, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression…

Community Standards Process and Procedures: Prohibited Behavior- Unauthorized Use of Computers, Telecommunications Systems and/or Electronic Files

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
  • Last Updated
Unauthorized possession, access, duplication or misuse of College property or other personal or public property, such as records, electronic files and telecommunications systems. This also includes, but is not limited to, posting vulgar, abusive or harassing materials ...

College of the Holy Cross Sexual Misconduct Policy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Sexual harassment consists of two basic types: ... Hostile Environment Based on Sex. Any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that is so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the recipient’s education program or…