Indiana University – Purdue University Columbus

Location: Columbus, Indiana
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Indiana University – Purdue University Columbus 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
  • Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Right to Freedom from Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 28, 2018

    Discriminatory harassment is defined as conduct that targets an individual based upon age, color, religion, disability, race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran’s status and that adversely affects a term or condition of an individual’s education, ... Read More
  • Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Personal Misconduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 28, 2018

    Verbal abuse of another person, including the following: a.   An express or implied threat to: Interfere with an individual’s personal safety, academic efforts, employment, or participation in university-sponsored activities and that under the circumstances causes the person to have a reasonable apprehension that s... Read More
  • Policy UA-03: Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 28, 2018

    Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct or behavior of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment includes sexual violence (see definition). Both violent and non-violent sexual harassment is prohibited. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, nonverbal, written, e... Read More
  • Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Purpose of the Code

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 28, 2018

    A student who accepts admission to Indiana University agrees to: … behave in a manner that is respectful of the dignity of others, treating others with civility and understanding … Read More
  • Student Incident Reporting

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
    Last updated: July 9, 2018

    Understand what incidents to report Trust your best judgment. If you believe a student’s safety, body, beliefs, or rights have been violated, report it. Read the following definitions to know how to identify incidents. … Harassment A form of discriminatory behavior consisting of physical or verbal conduct ... Read More
  • Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Right to Freedom of Association, Expression, Advocacy and Publication

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: June 28, 2018

    In accordance with the state and federal Constitution and university policy, the university recognizes the rights of all students to engage in discussion, to express thoughts and opinions, and to assemble, speak, write, publish or invite speakers on any subject without university interference or fear of university d... Read More
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