Frostburg State University

Location: Frostburg, Maryland
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Frostburg State University 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
  • Residence Hall Posting Guidelines

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Fliers that will NOT be approved for posting: … Fliers containing content that would be considered offensive to the reasonable person (e.g. nudity, obscenities, etc.) Read More
  • Gender-Based Harassment and Violence Policy

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Sexual Harassment is a form of unlawful sex discrimination and means any unwelcome sexual advances, unwelcome requests for sexual favors, or other unwelcome verbal, physical, or electronic conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s... Read More
  • Pathfinder: General University Policies- Policy on Communication of Information

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Three areas of the campus have been designated as “public forum” areas for use by approved student groups, off-campus organizations and individuals: 1) the area of the clock tower, 2) the University Drive triangle between Chesapeake Dining Hall and Annapolis Hall, and 3) the library quad. No other areas ... Read More
  • Policy Statements: University Standards of Personal and Group Conduct- Violence to Persons/Physical or Verbal Assault

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Verbal/Written Assault includes verbal or written acts, including social media sites, which place a person in personal fear or which have the effect of harassing or intimidating a person. Read More
  • Policy Statements: University Standards of Personal and Group Conduct- Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 30, 2018

    Engaging in intentional conduct directed at a specific person or persons which seriously alarms or intimidates such person or persons and which serves no legitimate purpose. Such conduct may include: explicit or implicit threats, including gestures which place a person in reasonable fear of unwelcome physical contac... Read More
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