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Campus Demonstrations and Protests Policy is Password Protected

  • Speech Code Rating
    Red
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
  • Last Updated
For students organizing an on-campus protest or demonstration, the College guidelines are here: https://www.skidmore.edu/emergency/secure/cemp/responses/civildisturband-demo.php

Enough is Enough Policy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome action, language or visual representation of a sexual nature that has the effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic performance or that creates a hostile working, educational, or living environment. ... A second…

Student Handbook: Code of Social Conduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
  • Last Updated
Based on students’ agreement to the Honor Code, students shall abide by the Code of Social Conduct as outlined below. Students found to have committed, or to have attempted to commit the following misconduct are subject to the College’s student conduct process…

Title IX Policy for Students

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Sexual Harassment: Conduct on the basis of sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, that aligns with one or more of the following conditions as defined by Title IX: ... Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive…

Student Handbook: Philosophy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
  • Last Updated
The co-curricular and residential programs at Skidmore consider students to be emerging adults ready to take responsibility for their learning, the quality of their social environment, and their daily life. We support students’ rights to privacy, freedom of inquiry and expression, and…

Bias Response Group

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
  • Last Updated
"Skidmore defines a bias incident as an act of bigotry, harassment, or intimidation involving a member of the Skidmore community that a reasonable person would conclude is directed at a member or group within the Skidmore community based on race, color, ethnicity…