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
  • Gender Based Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 3, 2019

    Gender-Based Harassment: Verbal and nonverbal acts used to create intimidation, hostility or humiliation based upon one’s gender that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s academic performance or learning environment. Gender-based harassment may include: … b. Sexual Harassm... Read More
  • Alabama State University Policy Regarding Abuse of Computers & Network Systems

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 3, 2019

    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
  • The Pilot: Student Rights and Responsibilities- Preamble

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 3, 2019

    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: September 3, 2019

    Other prohibited offenses: … Disorderly or offensive behavior. Read More
  • Student Organization Handbook: Posting Information on Campus

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 2, 2018

    Organizations are encouraged to demonstrate good judgment and avoid offensive or lewd comments or pictures on all publicity materials. Any materials found objectionable may be rejected for posting by approving departments. Signs posted without approval and those where forged approval is detected will be removed and ... Read More
  • Student Organization Handbook: Use of University Facilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: April 2, 2018

    All organizations must submit a Facility Request Form. This form is located in office #234 W in the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Facility Request Form must be submitted three weeks prior to the requested date. Read More
  • Discrimination & Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 3, 2019

    The University prohibits the discrimination and harassment of individuals based upon any protected basis: race, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), marital status, disability, sex, and sexual orientation. The University will not tolerate any form of harassment or any offensive conduct that has the effect o... Read More
  • Addendum to Student Handbook, The Pilot: Student discrimination and harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 3, 2019

    Student discrimination and harassment: “Conduct (physical, verbal, graphic, written or electronic) that is 1) unwelcoming to all students; 2) discriminatory on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation or veteran status; 3) directed at an... Read More
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