Westfield State University
Speech Code Rating
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 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.
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 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…
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…
Student Handbook: Student Conduct Regulations and Procedures
The following regulations demonstrate conduct that is prohibited and will subject students to disciplinary action. ... 6. Physical abuse, verbal abuse, intimidation or threats to any member of the university community, visitor, or guest. 7. Harassing, intimidating, or bullying any member of…