California State University – Channel Islands

Location: Camarillo, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

California State University – Channel Islands has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • Resident Handbook: Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Harassment: HRE seeks to promote and support a community where all its members may live together free of harassment. Verbal, written, telephonic, electronic, physical, and/or any other type of harassment that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person within or related to the residential community is ... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    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
  • Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Use of computing facilities and resources to send obscene or intimidating and abusive messages. Read More
  • Executive Order 1097: Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Handling Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaints by Students

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    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 Complainant, and is in fact considered by the Complainant, as limiting her/his... Read More
  • General Procedures for Postings and Signage

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Upon receiving advance approval from the designated University official as outlined in the University’s Policy on Postings and Signage or Use of University Buildings and Grounds, the following general procedures shall be followed as specified below: … Individuals or organizations that violate the Policy on Pos... Read More
  • Resident Handbook: Posting

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    All materials to be posted must be submitted and approved by HRE. Those wishing to post in HRE may contact the Residential Education Administrative Assistant. Public display of obscene matter is prohibited, and under the discretion of University. HRE reserves the right to remove from public view any postings deemed ... Read More
  • OP.01.007: Policy on Time, Place and Manner and the Use of University Buildings and Grounds

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Freedom of expression is a cornerstone of a democratic society and is essential to the educational process. The academic mission of the campuses within the California State University system necessitates the free exchange of ideas and vigorous debate of ideas and information. That includes the freedom to draw connec... Read More
  • OP.01.007: Policy on Time, Place and Manner and the Use of University Buildings and Grounds

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Non-commercial handbills and circulars may be distributed by hand in the designated public forums identified in Section C as well as other University walkways and outside entrances to University buildings provided that the activity conforms to the general limitations described in Sections A and H. Read More
  • OP.01.007: Policy on Time, Place and Manner and the Use of University Buildings and Grounds

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    C. Designated Public Forums CSUCI’s Central Mall between University and Ojai Halls, as well as the John Spoor Broome Library Plaza, are designated public forums in which members of the University community and nonUniversity community may exercise their free speech rights without special restriction, subject on... Read More
  • July 2019 Speech Code of the Month: California State University Channel Islands

    July 3, 2019

    What’s the most common type of speech code in FIRE’s Spotlight database? The answer might surprise you. It’s not arduous permit requirements for protests or vague procedures for inviting guest speakers — we actually flag harassment policies the most.  Speech that is a part of conduct that constitutes unlawful harassment is not constitutionally protected, but… Read more