University of Denver | The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression

Speech Code Rating

Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX: Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT)

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
  • Last Updated

The University defines bias incidents as any behaviors that target individuals or groups based on their actual or perceived group identities. Examples may include but are not limited to: graffiti, harassment, jokes, direct insults, etc.

Honor Code and Student Conduct Policies & Procedures: Harassment

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    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated

Harassment includes the following:

Honor Code and Student Conduct Policies & Procedures: Protests & Demonstrations Statement

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Protest and Demonstration Policies
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The University recognizes the right to freedom of expression and the free interchange of ideas, including the right to peaceful and orderly protests and demonstrations.

Mission, Vision & Values

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
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The mission of the University of Denver is to promote learning by engaging with students in advancing scholarly inquiry, cultivating critical and creative thought, and generating knowledge.

Discrimination and Harassment Policy

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

Sexual Harassment is unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to a University Education Program or Activity.

Honor Code and Student Conduct Policies & Procedures: University Honor Code Statement

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies Restricting Freedom of Conscience
  • Last Updated

All members of the University of Denver community are expected to engage both individually and as community members with Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility. These values embody the standards of conduct for Students, faculty, staff, and administrators as members of the University Community.