Hunter College, City University of New York

Location: New York, New York
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

Hunter College, City University of New York 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
  • The City University of New York Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Users may not employ a false identity, mask the identity of an account or computer, or use CUNY Computer Resources to engage in abuse of others, such as sending harassing, obscene, threatening, abusive, deceptive, or anonymous messages within or outside CUNY. … [U]se of CUNY Computer Resources for partisan pol... Read More
  • CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Sexual Harassment is unwelcome verbal or physical behavior based on a person’s sex (including sexual orientation, gender, gender expression and gender identity, including transgender status). Conduct is considered “unwelcome” if the individual did not request or invite it and considered the conduct to be undes... Read More
  • Henderson Rules to Maintain Public Order and Campus Codes of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Each member of the academic community or an invited guest has the right to advocate his/her position without having to fear abuse, physical, verbal, or otherwise from others supporting conflicting points of view. Members of the academic community and other persons on the college grounds, shall not use language or ta... Read More
  • CUNY Understanding and Preventing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment: Definitions

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Sexual Harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that limits a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from an educational program. It includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature on or off campus. Read More
  • Office of Diversity and Compliance: Non-Discrimination Policies

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Harassment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage, citizenship, military or veteran status, or status as victim of domestic violence is a form of prohibited discriminati... Read More
  • living@Hunter Brookdale Residence Hall Resident Handbook

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    For purposes of this policy, sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other oral or written communications or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work or academic pe... Read More
  • 1760 Third Avenue Residence Code of Conduct Guide

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Residents living in any EHS residence have the right to live free of intimidation, harassment or bullying. If after an investigation, EHS determines that a resident is harassing, bullying, or intimidating another resident, EHS may take appropriate action to cause such behavior to cease including, without limitation,... Read More
  • CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct: Title IX Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Title IX Sexual Harassment is a subset of the broader definition of Sexual Harassment above. It is defined by the USDOE to mean conduct on the basis of sex that occurs in CUNY’s education program or activity against a person in the United States and that satisfies one or more of the following: … unwelcome conduct de... Read More
  • Henderson Rules to Maintain Public Order and Campus Codes of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    The tradition of the university as a sanctuary of academic freedom and center of informed discussion is an honored one, to be guarded vigilantly. The basic significance of that sanctuary lies in the protection of intellectual freedoms; the rights of professors to teach, of scholars to engage in the advancement of kn... Read More
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