Westfield State University
Speech Code Rating
Policy 0550: Electronic Mail
It is unacceptable to use the University e-mail system as follows: ... for communications regarding political advertising, chain-letters, jokes, derogatory or inflammatory statements, and/or idle gossip.
Massachusetts State Universities Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Affirmative Action Plan
Discriminatory harassment. A form of unlawful discrimination including verbal and/or physical conduct based on legally protected characteristics and/or membership in a protected class that: 1. has the purpose or effect of creating an objectively intimidating, hostile or offensive work or educational environment…
Policy 3020: Free Speech / Demonstration / Picketing Policy
Faculty, staff and/or students must notify the Vice President, Student Affairs 48 hours in advance of any demonstration and or picketing activity.
Policy 0380: Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources
The University prohibits the use of its information technology resources for the following purposes: ... for any political purpose; ... to access or share sexually explicit, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate materials; ...
Student Handbook: Student Life and Related Policies- Residence Hall Policy, Posting Policy
Individuals and groups wishing to advertise events or services that may be of interest to on-campus residents should contact the Residential Life staff for permission. The Director of Residential Life (or designee) reserves the right to refuse permission to advertise for those…
Policy 1340: University Anti-Bullying, Mobbing, and Harassment Policy
Bullying consists of abusive conduct relative to acts, omissions, or both, that a reasonable person would find hostile, based on the severity, nature, and frequency of the conduct and without regard to the method of delivery, such as verbal, written or electronic…