Alabama State University

Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Alabama State University has been given the speech code rating Yellow. Yellow light colleges and universities are those institutions with at least one ambiguous policy that too easily encourages administrative abuse and arbitrary application. Read more
  • The Pilot: Alabama State University’s Student Handbook

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favor, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work, living environment, academic performance or creates an intimidating or hostile work or academic en... Read More
  • Computer Usage Policies

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Policy violations fall into four categories that involve the use of electronic communications to: Harass, threaten, or otherwise cause harm to specific individuals, for example, sending an individual repeated and unwanted (harassing) e-mail or using e-mail to threaten or stalk someone. … Download or post to Un... Read More
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Students must refrain from using four-letter words and other obscenities that are not accepted standards of decency at Alabama State University to parents, students, visitors, professional staff, and others. Violations may be subject to judicial action under the category of verbal abuse. Read More
  • Student Discipline: Disciplinary Code of Conduct and Procedures

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Other prohibited offenses: … Disorderly or offensive behavior. Read More
  • Discrimination & Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    This policy prohibits all forms of harassment including “quid pro quo” and “discriminatory hostile environment” harassment as defined below. Harassment is conduct (physical, verbal, graphic, written, or electronic) that is (1) unwelcome; (2) discriminatory on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,... Read More
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