Athens State University

Location: Athens, Alabama
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Athens 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
  • Student Activities Handbook: Posting and Distributing Organization Materials

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: August 31, 2021

    All materials to be posted must be reviewed for University Policy compliance by the Office of Student Activities. Reviewed materials will be posted/distributed in approved campus locations with the appropriate expiration date stamp. Read More
  • Harassment and Discrimination Policy and Procedure

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 31, 2021

    A. Definition of Harassment Harassment is conduct that is (1) unwelcome; (2) discriminatory on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status prot... Read More
  • Information and Communication Technologies Acceptable Use Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: August 31, 2021

    Unacceptable Uses: … Sending chain letters, junk electronic mail, or any other type of widespread distribution of unsolicited electronic mail. … Sending political advertisement or political lobbying on campus or through the internet. Read More
  • Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 31, 2021

    Sexual Harassment, as an umbrella category includes the offenses of sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, is defined as: Conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … Sexual Harassment: a. unwelcome conduct, b. determined by a reasonab... Read More
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