Framingham State University

Public University

Framingham, Massachusetts

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Ram Student Handbook: Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy

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    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Examples of discriminatory harassment, all of which are prohibited by this Policy, include, but are not limited to: Physically harassing another individual or group because of that person’s or persons’ membership in a protected class by assaulting, touching, patting, pinching, grabbing, staring…

Massachusetts State Universities Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Plan

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    Yellow
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    Harassment Policies
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Discriminatory harassment. A form of discrimination including verbal and/or physical conduct based on legally protected characteristics and/or membership in a protected class that: 1. has the purpose or effect of creating an objectively intimidating or hostile work or educational environment; 2. has…

Ram Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct Regulations

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Intimidation, invasion of privacy, verbal abuse, or any conduct constituting harassment, abuse or threats to the well-being of a person or group, including, but not limited to, communication via electronic means.

Acceptable Use Policy

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    Yellow
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    Internet Usage Policies
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University policy and local, state and federal law do prohibit some forms of communication, including: ... anonymous or repeated messages designed to annoy, abuse or torment.

Ram Student Handbook: Campus Posting Policy

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    Yellow
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    Posting and Distribution Policies
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For postings in the McCarthy Center, including posters, flyers and banners, only FSU registered student organizations and campus departments/offices are allowed to request posting displays. ... SILD reserves the right to deny any posting requests. All content on posted materials must align…

Ram Student Handbook: Freedom of Expression & Assembly Rights

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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Framingham State University supports the constitutional right of free speech and assembly. Conduct that is protected by the First Amendment is not actionable under law, or the Framingham State University Student Code of Conduct.