Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne

Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Website: http://www.ipfw.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 7th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne 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 here.

At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.
Yellow Light Policies
  • Student Organization Handbook: Reserving Space on Campus

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 8, 2015

    Student organizations are required to fill out the Event Planning and Scheduling form for all meetings, activities, and events held both on and off campus. The Event Planning and Scheduling form is used to reserve space on campus, collect event and financial information, and to record information for yearly awards. Reserving space requires at least two weeks to complete.

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  • IPFW Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct: Personal Misconduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 18, 2015

    IPFW may discipline a student for the following acts of personal misconduct that occur on campus property or in connection with an IPFW activity: … Any form of communication that involves an expressed or implied threat to interfere unlawfully with an individual’s personal safety, or personally abusive language (“fighting words”) inherently likely to provoke a violent reaction in a face-to-face situation.

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Green Light Policies
  • Student Handbook: Ethical Guidelines for Computer Users

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 8, 2015

    The use of university computing resources to disseminate obscene, pornographic, or libelous materials; to threaten or harass others; or otherwise engage in activities forbidden by the Code is subject to disciplinary action as specified in the Code.

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  • Policy III.C.1: Anti-Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 18, 2015

    Conduct towards another person or identifiable group of persons that has the purpose or effect of:

    1. Creating an intimidating or hostile educational environment, work environment or environment for participation in a University activity;
    2. Unreasonably interfering with a person’s educational environment, work environment or environment for participation in a University activity; or
    3. Unreasonably affecting a person’s educational or work opportunities or participation in a University activity.

    Sexual Harassment

    1. Any act of Sexual Violence.
    2. Any act of Sexual Exploitation.
    3. Any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors or other written, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:
      1. Submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, education or participation in a University activity;
      2. Submission to, or rejection of, such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for, or a factor in, decisions affecting that individual’s employment, education or participation in a University activity; or
      3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s employment or academic performance or creating an intimidating, offensive or hostile environment for that individual’s employment, education or participation in a University activity.

     

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At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.
At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.