Standards of Conduct for Computer Use: … Do not distribute pornography or other questionable material. If you have a question about
whether or not something is questionable, it probably is. … Do not attack University policy or personnel. … Do not use computing facilities for any project that promotes or involves prejudice based
on race, creed, color, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, or physical or mental
Participation in on-line communities (i.e. Myspace, Facebook, You Tube), where residents are violating any of the above policies, and/or where we can identify the location as being WSU’s residence halls, is prohibited. Examples of such behavior include, but are not
limited to: sending verbal threats which harm or cause reasonable apprehension of harm, sending messages that are malicious or that a
reasonable person would find to be malicious; sending photos or videos of staff members or residents without their express permission, violating
policies and practices of the Student Code of Conduct, as well as State and Federal laws, distribution of inappropriate information and/or
confidential correspondence, posting offensive/incriminating photos, blogs, websites or videos.
Chalking must be non-offensive language. (No obscenities, profanity or hate speech.). The university reserves the right to remove anything offensive and bill the responsible individual or group.
All persons and organizations, both
those officially and those not officially
connected with the university, may come
upon university property for effecting the
distribution of announcements, notices,
pictures, advertisements, or publications
only after giving notice to the Center
for Student Development of the time,
place, and manner of such distribution
and by filing a copy of the material to be
distributed with the Center for Student
Development at least one day prior to the time of distribution.
All posters, signs, advertisements, and displays are subject to the “not socially offensive” standard, such as no personal attacks or obscenity. Content must not violate the College’s policy on Harassment and Discrimination or the Commitment to Diversity. … Violations of the posting policy may be sanctioned by the Social Regulations Council or an administrative
Any publicity material that is in violation of the Ethos Statement may not be permitted to be displayed on campus. Such violations are:
Explicitly sexual messages
Glorification of alcohol/drug abuse
Racist images or speech
Disrespect for others
Also, any publicity material that is exclusionary in nature against any group on Gonzaga’s campus may or may not be approved for posting. Publicity materials that are strictly opinion pieces may or may not be approved.
Materials promoting the consumption of alcohol and tobacco may not be posted on campus. Profanity, obscenity, and the promotion of illegal acts are also prohibited.
The University reserves the right to remove any form of posted material, and in particular, any material that does not comply with this policy.
The following are prohibited in and around college operated residence halls:
1. Offensive or disorderly acts which interferes with the rights of any person. Of special concern is
excessive noise anywhere in or around a Residence Hall.
2. Hazing in any form is prohibited and is considered to be an interference with the personal liberty of others and includes any act of harassment or intimidation which may lead to personal injury or fighting,
emotional disturbances, physical discomfort, or humiliation. Harassment also includes persistent ridicule or criticism, as well as, playing abusive and humiliating tricks or pranks…
19. All written material shall clearly identify its origin (student or organization) and the stamp of posting approval from the Student Activities Office prior to posting.
With respect to email, faculty and staff should carefully avoid all of the following:
– Sending, receiving, or storing mail that contains fraudulent, harassing, profane, inflammatory, obscene and other inappropriate messages. This includes messages that might harass individuals or groups because of their age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, alienage or citizenship, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran or marital status.
– Sending harassing, annoying, threatening, or libelous messages.
The use of University facilities for speakers is intended to support the academic mission and is therefore viewed as educational
programming. The University retains the exclusive right, through authorized persons and organizations, to determine the
appropriateness of speakers scheduled for University facilities. If a speaker is not allowed access to Missouri State University –
West Plains’ facilities, that speaker will still have access to the basketball court located adjacent to the residence hall, in
accordance with the Missouri State University – West Plains’ Public Forum Policy.
The University retains the exclusive right to determine the appropriateness of all arrangements required for a speaker appearing
in a University facility.
A student is in violation of regulations when they are involved in any of the following:
Lewd, indecent or obscene conduct or expression.
2. Disruption or Destruction of Computer Facilities
The disruption or destruction of computer facilities is covered in Subsection B
(18) of this handbook. Examples of this type of behavior include, but are not
b. Sending of offensive email;
Disciplinary action may be initiated by the College and sanctions imposed against any student or student organization found responsible of committing, attempting to commit, or intentionally assisting in the commission of any of the folowing prohibited forms of conduct:
2. Verbal threats, intimidation, and/or conduct performed in such an unreasonable manner as to alarm or disturb another and to provoke a breach of the peace;
3. Using electronic technology (such as Internet, e-mail, telephone, fax machines, Instant Messaging) to intimidate another member of the College community;
4.d.v. Use of the College computer facilities, programs, equipment or technology to send obscene or abusive messages;
7. Coercion, which is defined as attempting to compel, control, or manipulate another through the threat of force, intimidation, exploitation of fear or anxiety, including explicit and implied physical and verbal threats against another person.
8. No Sexually Explicit, Offensive, or Inappropriate Web Sites. Offensive or Harassing Use Prohibited. Massachusetts College of Art’s Internet systems and telecommunications/voice mail systems must not be used to visit sexually explicit or otherwise offensive or inappropriate web sites, or inappropriate telecommunications sites or to send, display, download, communicate or print offensive material, pornographic or sexually explicit pictures or any other inappropriate materials.
The electronic mail, Internet systems, and telecommunications/voice mail systems are not to be used to create or communicate any offensive or disruptive messages. Among those which are considered offensive are messages, materials, or communications which contain sexual implications, racial or ethnic slurs, or other comments that offensively address someone’s age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, or disability. In addition, these systems must not be used to
communicate other improper messages, for example, messages or material that is defamatory, derogatory, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate…
in the exterior windows or doors are subject to regulation. In
the interest of promoting an academic environment, alcoholic
beverage containers, alcohol promotional signs, and items
which may affront or alarm members of the college community
may not be displayed to the outside of a student apartment…
5) The Director of Residence Life or designee is responsible for determining the appropriateness of any posted materials
in all public locations
8) The Center for Campus Life is responsible for enforcing this policy. Any materials deemed inappropriate or not in compliance with this posting policy will be removed by
the residence life staff…
Transmitting rude, obscene or harassing material via any electronic facility provided by the College could be considered harassment. Users should take care to avoid sending, forwarding or otherwise transmitting material that may be considered harassing…
Inappropriate display of offensive material may be considered harassment.
The following rules, although not all-inclusive, are required by law and are to be
strictly adhered to. It is prohibited to:
a) Send or forward Email containing libelous, defamatory, offensive, sexist,
racist or obscene remarks…
4.3 PERSONAL USE
Personal use of the College’s Email system is prohibited if such use:
d) Results in the distribution of Email chain letters, junk mail, games and related promotions, or jokes.
A. All publicity, posters, displays, public announcements, etc. must be approved by the director of Corey Union and conferences. Unauthorized posters will be removed.
The following are violations that, if allegedly committed by a Greek organization, will lead to an informal action taken by the Greek Advisor or a hearing by the Greek Standards Board.
5. Harassment (some of the following definitions are derived from the NY State Penal Code):
a. Harassment: Conduct which annoys or alarms another person or group of persons with the intent to harass;
2. in a public place, using abusive or obscene language or making an obscene gesture; or
3. following a person in or about a public place or places; or
4. engaging in conduct or repeatedly committing acts which alarm or severely annoy another person or
group of persons and which serve no legitimate purpose.
2. Must be stamped “Approved” at the Office of Campus Life prior to placement on bulletin boards.
4. Posters may be placed in campus facilities, in designated areas, only after the Office of Campus
Life has approved content.
Students are subject to the provisions of New Mexico Statute and to disciplinary
action by the University, including warning, censure, restitution, probation, suspension,
and expulsion for engaging in the following conduct:
10. Disorderly conduct, including lewd, indecent, or obscene conduct or expression on
property owned or controlled by WNMU or at functions sponsored or supervised by
12. Conduct which adversely affects the student’s suitability as a member of the
The appropriateness of material made available via a personal web site will be judged by the application of standards representing the WNMU community. The administration of WNMU is the final authority on inappropriate material. Inappropriate material includes but is not limited to:
7. Material that may be deemed offensive as judged by local standards or the WNMU administration
Use of the system to send or view fraudulent, harassing, obscene, indecent, pornographic, intimidating or unlawful communications is prohibited.
All outdoor posting is prohibited. Specifically, posting is prohibited on trees, light posts, sidewalks, trash receptacles, benches, etc.
Banners/Posters in Student Center Pit Area
7. Flyers or sheets may not be posted in the Pit.
8. Any reference to alcohol or any event where alcohol will be served will not be accepted or tolerated. Any discriminatory material will not be tolerated
12. Other topics for banners/posters may be approved at the discretion of the Student Center Administration.
1. Any reference to alcohol, alcohol events or alcohol establishments is prohibited.
2. Posted materials must adhere to the University’s Policy against all forms of illegal harassment and discrimination.
3. Content shall not include any of the following:
1. Racial, religious, ethnic and sexual epithets of concern worldwide
2. Sexually explicit material
3. Ethnic or religious slurs
4. Violent weapons depicting a gun being held to one another
1. For all student organizations, pre-approval must be obtained from the Office of Residence Life or Student Center (approval/date stamp on flyer, poster or banner). The original must be approved and stamped PRIOR TO PRINTING.
2. All posted materials in Residence Halls must be pre-approved by their Office.
3. Departmental or university office postings must have departmental staff initials and date of posting on bottom front right corner.
6. Displaying images, sounds or messages which could create an atmosphere of discomfort or harassment for others. Users must also refrain from accessing or transmitting to others in any location images, sounds or messages which might reasonably be considered harassing.
The building manager must approve posting of information.
PLEASE DO NOT post information on walls, doors, windows and
outside trash receptacles. Posting of information is allowed only on
placed on bulletin boards must be approved before posting.
– Do not use language that is abusive or objectionable in electronic mail messages.
POSTINGS: The Office of Residential Life recognizes the need for a balance between students’ need for information and the maintenance of a residence hall community environment. The posting policy serves to create this balance. All materials posted must be approved and stamped/initialed by a professional staff member or the front desk in the Commons prior to posting. Hall staff will be responsible for posting and removing all posted materials. Materials promoting or displaying any alcohol or alcohol manufacturers, illegal drugs or offensive language will not be posted…
8. Be polite and do not use threatening
or abusive terminology in your messages.
2) Consideration of and respect for the rights, property (whether intellectual, electronic, or material), and time of others are central to the responsible use of computing facilities. Inconsiderate or malicious actions such as… employing abusive or objectionable language… are forbidden.
– Fahy Hall
Groups must have their materials approved and stamped by the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Room 118, before posting on public bulletin boards. Promotional materials on walls, doors and windows will be removed.
– Walsh Library
All material must be approved by the dean of the library. No posting on library doors is allowed.
– University Housing
All flyers, posters, etc., must be approved for distribution and/or posting and stamped by the administrative assistant or the residence hall director of each building.
– Bishop Dougherty University Center
All materials must be approved and stamped by the Department of Community Development….
Posters, flyers, and other printed materials may be displayed only on the designated bulletin board in the lobby area of each complex. These materials need to be approved at the Department of Residential Life Office. Only one posting per event is allowed.
Banners may be displayed only in the area designated for banners in each complex. These materials must be pre-approved by the appropriate Complex Director. Banners may only advertise activities that occur within seven (7) days. Banners have size limitations of 3′ x 3′.
2. # Alcoholic beverage marketing programs specifically targeted for students and/or held on campus must conform to the student conduct code and University policy and guidelines, and must avoid demeaning sexual or discriminatory portrayal of individuals.
Posters, flyers, and banners must be approved and stamped at the Housing & Residence Life
Information Desk (Lake Superior Hall 189) before being posted in University residences. The
distribution of materials by other means is prohibited…
5. Network Citizenship
All users of UMD technology services should act as good network citizens and good stewards of our resources.
All users should be aware that information transmitted electronically, by telephone, voice mail, or computer systems, is subject to the same rules and laws that apply to written and oral communications. Information that others view as abusive, profane, pornographic, threatening, libelous, or sexually, racially, or religiously offensive may be addressed under other university policies, such as the Student Conduct Code or the Policy on Sexual Harassment.
1.1 ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS
Display advertising for courses, programs, and events must be reviewed by University Relations before placement. Allow 5 working days for review.
FOR COURSES, PROGRAMS,
Display advertising used to promote courses, programs, and events sponsored by the University must be reviewed by University Relations for style and content before placement.
The posting of any information or advertisement and distribution of handbills (fliers) is governed not only by the below policy but also by all other applicable University Policies and Procedures:
1. The Posting Approval Log must be completed and signed by a representative of the organization or person responsible for the posted material.
2. All posted literature must be “approved for posting” and officially stamped with a removal date on the lower left hand or right hand corner by a staff member of the Student Activities Office (SAO). Approved literature may be posted for a maximum of thirty days. Extensions to the thirty day maximum posting period may be granted by SAO in extenuating circumstances.
Salem State College is committed to providing each student,
employee and any other person having dealings with the institution
an atmosphere which is free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and hostility.
B. User Responsibilities.
1. Use the University’s computing facilities and resources, including hardware, software, networks and computer accounts, responsibly and appropriately, respecting the rights of other computer users, physical facilities and controls, and respecting all contractual and license agreements. “Inappropriate use” includes but is not limited to:
c. Email spam, chain letters, threats and harassment;
Decorum and Citizenship-Everyone using
electronic mail services must be considerate of the
needs of others, and be certain not to impede the
use of the e-mail services by others. Users must be
respectful of the feelings of others and be aware
that any message can be redistributed to anyone
with great ease. Electronic mail users may not use
this resource to harass, defame or threaten any
individual or group. Profanity or obscenity in e-mail
will not be tolerated and a user’s e-mail privileges
may be immediately revoked upon proof of profane
or obscene content…
All users of University Computing Resources must:
D. Adhere to the finite capacity of those resources and limit use so as not to consume an unreasonable amount of those resources or to interfere unreasonably with the activity of other users. The University may require users to limit or refrain from specific uses.
Guidelines for Using Information Technology Resources
: Southern University’s prohibition against sexual, racial, religious, and other forms
of harassment is extended to include the use of electronic and communications
: Use of Southern University’s computers and information systems must conform
with all other university policies related to harassment, discrimination, and
conduct in the workplace.
: University employees and other authorized users are prohibited from sending and
receiving harassing and/or offensive messages, pictures, files, etc. using
University technology resources.
Any materials of an explicit sexual nature are prohibited as well as materials, which may be viewed as demeaning or degrading to a person or group of persons.
1. Advertisements and notices may only be placed on bulletin boards. Some
bulletin boards are designated for departmental use only and organizations
must have approval from the department. All fliers or notices must be approved
by the Dean of Students Office…
2. Banners pertaining to major campus wide activities must be approved through
the Dean of Students Office. The banners may be placed in the Coronna,
Montgomery and Student Union areas when available. Banners may be hung
for up to two (2) weeks and must be removed after event is over.
3. Advertisements and announcements in the Residence Halls must be approved
through the Department of Student Personnel Office, Martin Hall, Room 223.
5. Only authorized University staff may post materials in residence halls.
6. Placing advertisements or announcements on car windows is prohibited.
9. All billboard type signs put on campus must be free standing. Permission is
granted from the Dean of Students Office, Martin Room 211. Billboards
may be placed for a two week period only on the Boulevard median, the
“Green” and the area directly in back of Montgomery near the sidewalk…
10. No advertising OFF CAMPUS may be made for any event held in the Student
Union without the written approval of the Student Union Director, Room
206. This includes, but is not limited to, posters, newspaper, radio, television,
and public service announcements. Organizations must take steps to insure
that performers, etc., comply with this advertising regulation.
To insure that the campus maintains an attractive
appearance, and to protect the rights of all campus
organizations and individuals as well as university property,
the following guidelines must be observed:
1. All signs, leaflets and banners must be approved and
stamped by the Office of Student Life and Leadership
(SUB 145) prior to posting.
4. Bulletin boards inside buildings are also available for
posting signs. These signs should be approved by the
Office of Office of Student Life and Leadership and
approved by a faculty or staff member in that particular
building. Otherwise, they will be removed.
Policy Regarding Signs, Posters, and Banners on Campus
In order to protect the rights of all campus organizations and individuals, as well as University property, and to insure that the campus maintains an attractive appearance, the following rules relating to the posting of signs on campus are to be observed:
1. Announcements should be placed only on bulletin boards and must be approved by the Office of Student Affairs (PS54).
3. The placement of any banner on campus must have the approval of the Office of Student Affairs.
6. The University reserves the right to remove any publicity material if it becomes damaged, is not posted in the proper place, or would cause embarrassment or discredit the University.