California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

Location: Pomona, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

California State Polytechnic University – Pomona 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 Conduct Code

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 13, 2018

    Students are expected to be good citizens and to engage in responsible behaviors that reflect well upon their university, to be civil to one another and to others in the campus community, and contribute positively to student and university life. Read More
  • Housing License Agreement: Posting

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 13, 2018

    University Housing Services reserves the right to remove from public view any signs or materials that promote alcohol/drugs, actual violence or harm, fighting words, true threats, expression that constitutes criminal or severe harassment, defamation, obscenities, and/or false advertising. Read More
  • University Catalog: Student Conduct and Discipline- Hate Crime Policy

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 13, 2018

    Hate Incident: Not all expressions of hate or group bias rise to the level of a hate crime as defined in state and federal statute. A noncriminal act or incident, while not criminal, is done with the apparent intention to: harass, intimidate, threaten, retaliate, and create conflict, because of a person’s race, ethn... Read More
  • Executive Order 1097: Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Students

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 13, 2018

    For purposes of this Executive Order, the following definitions apply: … Harassment means unwelcome conduct, based on the Complainant’s Protected Status, that is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that its effect, whether or not intended, could be considered by a reasonable person in the shoes of the... Read More
  • Presidential Order: Use of University Buildings, Facilities, or Grounds

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 13, 2018

    All students and employees of Cal Poly Pomona and members of the public are free to lawfully exercise their constitutional right to freedom of expression on university property. Freedom of expression activity includes, but is not limited to, pure or symbolic speech, assembly, meeting, demonstrations or rallies, pick... Read More
  • Presidential Order: Use of University Buildings, Facilities, or Grounds

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 13, 2018

    While there will always be disagreements over what may constitute good taste or appropriate comment, there can be no question, particularly in a university, that freedom of expression as guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution is a cherished and protected right. Accordingly, the campus community is ask... Read More