Georgetown University

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Chicago Statement for Free Speech adopted

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Code of Student Conduct: Incivility

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
  • Last Updated
18. Incivility (typically resolved via Administrative Action) Engaging in behavior, either through language or actions, which disrespects another individual, including but not limited to: ● a fellow Georgetown student, visitor and/or vendor; ● a University Official or law enforcement officer.

Policy Statement on Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Harassment is verbal or physical conduct that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion to an individual because of a Protected Category as specified above, when such conduct has the purpose or effect of: unreasonably interfering with an individual or third party’s academic…

Code of Student Conduct: Sexual Misconduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Sexual Harassment: Any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, including sexual advances, request for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual or gender-based nature when: ... Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individual's…

Code of Student Conduct: Sexual Misconduct- Title IX Sexual Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Title IX Sexual Harassment is a subset of Sexual Misconduct that satisfies one or more of the following: ... Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access…

Division of Student Affairs: Speech and Expression Policy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
  • Last Updated
[C]ertain areas of campus shall be considered “public squares” and shall be available, without prior arrangement, for individuals and groups during daylight hours for the purpose of exchanging ideas. These areas include: Red Square (the plaza adjacent to ICC), the east area…

Code of Student Conduct: Harassment and Bullying

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Any severe, pervasive, or persistent act or conduct, whether physical, cyber/electronic, or verbal, that can reasonably be expected to inflict fear, to intimidate, to incite violence, to force someone to do something against their will or self-interest, and/or substantially interfere with an…