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MSU Policies and Procedures: Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy

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    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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Sexual Harassment is conduct that: (1) occurs within a University Program or Activity located in the United States; (2) affects an individual participating or attempting to participate in a University Program or Activity at the time the Formal Complaint is filed; (3) is based on sex, gender identity, gender expressi

MSU Policies and Procedures: Freedom of Expression Policy

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    Yellow
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    Harassment Policies
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The following forms of expression are not protected forms of speech and may lead to individuals or groups being subject to disciplinary, administrative or legal action: ...

MSU Policies and Procedures: Conduct Guidelines and Grievance Procedures for Students- 623.00 Assault and Harm to Persons

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    Yellow
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    Bullying Policies
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Bullying and Cyberbullying are repeated and/or severe aggressive behaviors that intimidate or intentionally harm or control another person physically or emotionally, and are not protected by freedom of expression.

Board of Regents Policy & Procedures Manual: Policy 1304.1- User Responsibilities- Students

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
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GUIDELINES: RECOMMENDATIONS, NOT REQUIREMENTS:

Examples of Misuse of Information Technology Resources

MSU Policies and Procedures: Conduct Guidelines and Grievance Procedures for Students- 628.00 Theft/Misuse of Property

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
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Theft or other abuse of computer facilities, capabilities and/or computer time, including but not limited to: ... Use of computing facilities to send harassing or abusive messages.

MSU Policies and Procedures: Conduct Guidelines and Grievance Procedures for Students- 622.00 Harassment, Hazing, and Bystanding

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
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A. Harassment includes but is not limited to verbal, psychological, graphic and/or written abuse directed at another, beyond a reasonable expression of opinion, which:
1. Is threatening or carries with it the intention to do bodily harm; or