California State University – Fresno

Location: Fresno, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

California State University – Fresno 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
  • Interim Acceptable Use Policy of Information Technology Resources

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: April 23, 2019

    No e-mail or message shall be created or sent, nor Web pages created, that may constitute intimidating, hostile, or offensive material based on gender, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Read More
  • Residence Hall Handbook: Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 23, 2019

    Behavior in the form of harassment is also not tolerated. Any such behavior may be grounds for dismissal. Harassment is the unwanted imposition of attention, usually in the form of repeated or unwanted verbal or physically abusive behavior (i.e. sexual, racial, religious, etc.), and is strictly prohibited. Read More
  • Standards for Student Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: April 23, 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, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking against Students and Systemwide Procedure for Addressing Such Complaints by Students

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 23, 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
  • Policy No. D-08: Policy on the Use of Buildings and Grounds- Printed Materials

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 23, 2019

    Distribution of written or printed materials is permitted on campus provided the following conditions are met: … The Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, on a first-come first-served basis will grant permission. Permission may be withheld or restricted as to time and duration in instances w... Read More
  • Residence Hall Handbook: Community Standards

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 23, 2019

    Bigotry has no place within our community, nor does the denigration of another human being on the basis of age, physical ability, national origin, sexual orientation, race, gender, religious or political affiliation. We will not tolerate threats, intimidation, violence or other forms of harassment against any member... Read More
  • Residence Hall Handbook: Aggressive/Abusive Behavior

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 23, 2019

    Aggressive/Abusive behavior is not appropriate at University Courtyard. Residents who are confronted with conflict situations are expected to deal with such conflict in a constructive, non-aggressive manner which will lead to resolution of the differences. Violence in any form (physical or verbal) or the threat of v... Read More
  • Standards for Student Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 23, 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
  • Policy No. D‐19: Policy on Time, Place and Manner of Free Expression (Interim) 

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: April 23, 2019

    Fresno State has established procedures for large‐scale planned events and activities to ensure effective coordination and to provide individuals and groups with a means to reserve facilities, spaces, equipment, and other resources and support services. … These scheduling procedures do not apply to spontaneous... Read More