University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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The University of Michigan Interim Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Yellow
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Sexual Harassment is any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, whether verbal, graphic (e.g., pictures and videos), physical, or otherwise, when: … Such conduct creates a hostile environment. Behavior creates a hostile environment when it is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that…

Dean of Students: Campus Climate Support

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
  • Last Updated
Reports of campus climate concerns by U-M students, faculty and staff are addressed by the Campus Climate Support staff. The Campus Climate Support (CCS) staff is committed to providing support for those who may have been targets of or affected by campus…

Office of Student Conflict Resolution: Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
  • Last Updated
Students at the University have the same rights and protections under the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Michigan as other citizens. These rights include freedom of expression, press, religion, and assembly. The University has a long tradition of…

Standard Practice Guide Policies: Freedom of Speech and Artistic Expression

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
  • Last Updated
Expression of diverse points of view is of the highest importance, not only for those who espouse a cause or position and then defend it, but also for those who hear and pass judgment on that defense. The belief that an opinion…

Office of Student Conflict Resolution: Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Bullying Policies
  • Last Updated
Harassing or bullying another person−physically, verbally, or through other means. ... Harassing: conduct directed toward a person that includes repeated or continuing unconsented contact that would cause a reasonable individual to suffer substantial emotional distress and that actually causes the person to…

The University of Michigan Interim Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct: Title IX Misconduct

  • Speech Code Rating
    Green
  • Speech Code Category
    Harassment Policies
  • Last Updated
Title IX Misconduct: ... Is conduct on the basis of sex in which: ... A Student, Employee, or Third Party engages in unwelcome conduct determined by a Reasonable Person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies another…