California State University – Sacramento

Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

California State University – Sacramento 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
  • September 2021 Speech Code of the Month: Sacramento State University

    September 9, 2021

    Students and faculty at Sacramento State University are returning to campus this fall to find a chilling new policy that subjects them to potential investigation and punishment over any speech someone thinks was motivated by bias. Faculty have already sounded the alarm, and FIRE has made the Bias Incident Reporting policy our Speech Code of… Read more

  • ‘State Hornet’ on CSU – Sacramento’s Red-Light Speech Codes

    January 27, 2011

    A recent article in The State Hornet, at California State University – Sacramento (Sac State), notes the university’s poor rating—and the generally poor ratings of its California peers–in FIRE’s 2011 Spotlight on Speech Codes report. As The State Hornet points out in its front-page article, "Sac State received the red-light ranking along with Chico State, UC Santa Cruz… Read more