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Acceptable Use Policy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
  • Last Updated
Users are obligated to never use University systems (such as the Intranet or Internet) to engage in activities that are unlawful, violate University policies or in ways that would: - Be disruptive, cause offense to others, or harm morale. - Be considered…

Interim Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures: Definitions- Gender Based Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Gender-Based Harassment - Gender-based harassment is unwelcome conduct based on a student or employee’s actual or perceived sex. It includes slurs, taunts, stereotypes and name-calling, as well as gender-motivated physical threats, attacks, or other hateful conduct.

Student Judicial Handbook: Conduct Standards and Policies- Personal Violations

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Verbal abuse – the use of harsh, often insulting language to any member of the University community.

Student Judicial Handbook: Individual or Group Protest Action Policy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
  • Last Updated
All students who wish to organize a group protest, whether or not they are members of a recognized student organization, must follow the same procedures as student organizations to request access to facilities or a location on University premises. The University reserves…

Student Judicial Handbook: General Standards of Conduct- Decorum

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
  • Last Updated
Students are expected to refrain from using four-letter words, obscenities, and non-verbal behavior that is not acceptable under Delaware State University’s standards of decency when communicating (verbally, nonverbally, or in writing) with parents, students, visitors, professional staff, and others on university premises…

Student Judicial Handbook: Conduct Standards and Policies- Personal Violations

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
  • Last Updated
Disorderly Conduct – Constituting a public nuisance by being offensive to public order or decency. Disorderly conduct includes, but is not limited to engaging in violent behavior, making unreasonably loud noise, lewd or indecent behavior or an offensive utterance or gesture.