California State University – Dominguez Hills

Location: Carson, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

California State University – Dominguez Hills 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
  • Student Housing License Agreement: Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    Harassment includes, but is not limited to, verbal harassment (e.g., epithets, derogatory comments, or slurs), physical harassment (e.g., assault, impeding or blocking movement, or any physical interference with normal work or movement), and visual forms of harassment (e.g., derogatory posters, cartoons, drawings, s... Read More
  • Executive Order 1097: Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    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
  • STUDENT CONDUCT CODE TITLE 5, ARTICLE 2, SECTION 41301

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 6, 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
  • Use of Information Technology Services and Resources and Electronic Mail Systems or Services

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    Misuse includes, but is not limited to intentionally and knowingly, doing the following … Using electronic communications to harass or threaten users in such a way as to create an atmosphere that unreasonably interferes with the education or employment experience. … Using the University’s electronic mail... Read More
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities: Important Campus Policies- Freedom of Expression Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    I. Speeches and Demonstrations The area designated as the “Free Expression Area” for speeches and demonstrations is the concrete pad located on the west side of the Loker University Student Union, lower level, adjacent to the University Sculpture Garden. The Free Expression Area is generally available fo... Read More
  • Student Housing License Agreement: Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    Lewd, indecent or obscene behaviors, whether through conduct or expression, which are not civil or respectful and which breach the peace within or around the residential facilities, other UHS property, or at any UHS-related function are not permitted. Read More
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities: Important Campus Policies- Posting Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    C. Identification of Publicity All materials to be distributed or posted must be identified with name and phone number of the person or organization responsible. Email addresses are allowed in lieu of phone numbers for contact purposes. D. Language All materials to be distributed or posted on campus written in any l... Read More
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities: Important Campus Policies- Designated Outdoor Programming Space Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    I. Location Sculpture Garden – Lawn area on west side of the Loker University Student Union and between LaCorte Hall and the University Theater. II. Scheduling A. Spontaneous use of the space is allowed for non-amplified activity. The activity must not interfere with events scheduled for the area and no amplif... Read More
  • Student Housing License Agreement: Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    Threats, racist/sexist/ethnic harassment, malicious pranks and abusive name calling by any member of the community or guest toward an individual or group that seriously threatens or alarms a person or group is prohibited. Causing physical or mental harm, intimidation, and/or the apprehension of physical or verbal ha... Read More
  • University Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy Including Federal Title IX

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 6, 2018

    Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that includes, but is not limited to: sexual violence; sexual advances; requests for sexual favors; indecent exposure, and other verbal, nonverbal or physical unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, where such conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent or perva... Read More
  • Two universities stop censorial outrage mobs dead in their tracks

    February 7, 2018

    Online outrage mobs are all the rage recently, standing at the ready to inundate colleges and universities with demands to punish a student or professor the moment they say something that offends others. Unfortunately, administrators too often capitulate, abandoning the principles of free speech that they are bound, either legally or by virtue of the… Read more