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
  • University Housing: Important Policies & Disclosures- University Housing Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    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: September 10, 2020

    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: September 10, 2020

    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 Conduct Code Title 5, Article 2, Section 41301

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    Misuse of computer facilities or resources, including: … Use of computing facilities and resources to send obscene or intimidating and abusive messages. 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: September 10, 2020

    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
  • University Housing: Important Policies & Disclosures- University Housing Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    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, or at any UHS-related function are not permitted. Read More
  • Important Campus Policies: Posting Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    The “POSTING VALID THRU____” stamp available through the Office of Student Life must be clearly visible on the face of the posting. … Materials to be distributed or posted must list all the sponsoring organizations. … All materials to be distributed or posted must be identified with name and ... Read More
  • Important Campus Policies: Designated Outdoor Programming Space Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    Location Sculpture Garden – Lawn area on west side of the Loker University Student Union and between LaCorte Hall and the University Theater. Scheduling 1. Spontaneous use of the space is allowed for non-amplified activity. The activity must not interfere with events scheduled for the area and no amplified sou... Read More
  • University Housing: Important Policies & Disclosures- University Housing Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    Threats, 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 harm to any person or self, through... Read More
  • Executive Order 1097: Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students- Addendum B

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    Sexual Harassment means conduct on the basis of Sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to an Education Program or Activity. Read More
  • Important Campus Policies: Freedom of Speech- Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 10, 2020

    TIME: Daily, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. However, current CSU Dominguez Hills registered students, student clubs/organizations, staff, and faculty, may engage in freedom of expression activities that require more flexibility and options. PLACE: Freedom of expression activities may take place on campus with the following excep... 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