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University of California: Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment- DOE-Covered Conduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Conduct is DOE-Covered Conduct if all of the below are true: … The alleged conduct is DOE Sex-Based Misconduct, meaning it is any of the following: … unwelcome sexual or other sex-based conduct (as defined in Section II of the Policy) that a reasonable person would determine is so severe, pervasive, and objectively

University of California: Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Sexual Harassment is when: … unwelcome sexual or other sex-based conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that it unreasonably denies, adversely limits, or interferes with a person’s participation in or benefit from the education, employment or other programs or activities of the University, and creat

Student Policies and Regulations Handbook: 40.00 Policy on Use of University Properties

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
  • Last Updated

40.40 On University grounds open to the public generally, as may be described in campus implementing regulations, all persons may exercise the constitutionally protected rights of free expression, speech, assembly, and worship (including the distribution or sale of noncommercial literature incidental to the exercise

Policy IT-0003: Policy for Acceptable Use of UCSC Electronic Information Resources

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Internet Usage Policies
  • Last Updated

All users of UCSC eIRs are expected to comply with applicable laws and regulations, University and campus policies, and contractual obligations. These include, but are not limited to, the UC ECP, Section 502 of the California Penal Code, and the following specific policies and expectations.

Student Policies and Regulations Handbook: 30.00 Policy on Speech and Advocacy

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
  • Last Updated

Freedom of thought, inquiry, speech and lawful assembly are fundamental rights of all persons. These rights include:
• The freedom to express opinions;
• To hear, express and debate various views, no matter how unpopular;
• To voice criticism.

Student Policies and Regulations Handbook: 100.0 Code of Student Conduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

102.09 Harassment, defined as conduct that is so severe and/or pervasive, and objectively offensive, and that so substantially impairs a person’s access to University programs or activities that the person is effectively denied equal access to the University’s resources and opportunities.