California State University – San Marcos

Location: San Marcos, California
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

California State University – San Marcos 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
  • Standards for Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: June 18, 2018

    Use of computing facilities and resources to send obscene or intimidating and abusive messages. Read More
  • Standards for Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 18, 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
  • Public Assembly

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: June 18, 2018

    The University has designated a space on campus as a “free speech and assembly area” that may be used without prior scheduling. … The free speech and assembly area is the space in front of University Hall, 60 feet from the front steps of the building extending to the corner of Starbucks. The area a... Read More
  • Executive Order 1097: Systemwide Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Against Students

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 18, 2018

    Sexual Harassment, a form of Sex Discrimination, is unwelcome verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that includes, but is not limited to Sexual Violence, sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and indecent exposure where: a. Submission to, or rejection of, the conduct is explicitly or implic... Read More
  • Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: June 18, 2018

    Users shall not use CSUSM technology resources for purposes that are inconsistent, incompatible, violate or are in conflict with federal, state laws, as well as campus and CSU regulations and policies.  Violations may include but are not limited to harassment, defamation, making threats, committing computer-related ... Read More