Colorado School of Mines

Location: Golden, Colorado
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Colorado School of Mines 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
  • Information Technology Appropriate Use Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    The following categories of IT systems use are prohibited: … Harassing or threatening use. Users shall not utilize IT systems such as e-mail or messaging services to harass or intimidate another person. Two examples include sending repeated unwanted mail and display of material known to be offensive to others ... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Any student found to have committed or to have attempted to commit any of the prohibited conduct may be subject to disciplinary action as outlined in Article VI. … Conduct, including threats, intimidation, harassment, or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person or limits, i... Read More
  • Definitions and Relevant Terms regarding Complaints & Adjudication of Gender-Based Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, & Sexual Violence

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Sexual harassment: Unwelcome conduct (i.e., conduct without consent) of a sexual nature, including unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Mines recognizes two types of sexual harassment: quid pro quo harassment and hostile environme... Read More
  • Residence Life Student Handbook: Posting Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Postings deemed as inappropriate or offensive by Residence Life Staff must be removed immediately. Read More
  • Campus Free Speech Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    For planning purposes, and to avoid scheduling conflicts, Public Speech Activity must be registered with the Associate Vice President of Student Life, or their designee, three (3) business days prior to the Public Speech Activity in the following circumstances: • Any Public Speech Activity taking place on Kafadar Co... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Theft or other abuse of computer facilities and resources, including but not limited to: … Use of computing facilities and resources to send obscene or abusive messages. Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Any act based upon an individual or group’s actual or perceived status (sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, sexual orientation, or other protected status) that limits or denies the ability to participate in or ben... Read More
  • Policy Prohibiting Gender-Based Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Sexual harassment, without regard to the gender of the individuals involved, consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or a... Read More
  • Campus Free Speech Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: May 1, 2019

    Mines acknowledges and respects the rights of individuals to engage in freedom of expression, freedom of speech, and peaceful assembly. Read More
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