Lewis-Clark State College

Location: Lewiston, Idaho
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Lewis-Clark State College has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct- Threats of Harm or Actual Harm to a Person’s Physical or Mental Health or Safety

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 2, 2019

    Threats of harm or actual harm to a person’s physical or mental health or safety are prohibited. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to: … F. Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination and encompasses unwelcome verbal, physical, written, or online conduct of a sexual nature. Additionally, sexual haras... Read More
  • Policy 3.110: Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Misconduct Prohibited

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 2, 2019

    Discriminatory harassment: A form of discrimination, discriminatory harassment is improper conduct toward an individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of one or more of the protected classes listed above. The conduct must be sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it has the purpose or effect of: ... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct- Threats of Harm or Actual Harm to a Person’s Physical or Mental Health or Safety

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: May 2, 2019

    Threats of harm or actual harm to a person’s physical or mental health or safety are prohibited. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to: … B. Persistent or severe, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, bullying, derogatory comments, vandalism, or other conduct that threatens or endan... Read More
  • Residence Hall Policies: Decorating/Personalizing Your Space

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: May 2, 2019

    Students are free to display posters and other items in their room. Possessions or displays of alcoholic beverage containers, alcohol marketing items (cardboard cut outs & displays), drug signs or paraphernalia, swastikas, posters of nude men or women, profanity, or harassing or intimidating visual materials are... Read More
  • Policy 1.202: Appropriate Use Policy for Technology

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 2, 2019

    The following examples – although not exhaustive — are prohibited activities. … Use of the college’s information technology resources to transmit abusive, threatening, or harassing material, chain letters, SPAM, or communications prohibited by Idaho or federal laws … Read More
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities: Individual Rights

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: May 2, 2019

    Students have the right to exercise their full rights as citizens without interference or fear of College disciplinary action. Read More
At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.
  • Speech Code of the Month: Lewis-Clark State College

    October 8, 2007

    FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for October 2007: Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho. Lewis-Clark’s Student Handbook defines “harassment” as follows: Any practice by a group or an individual that detains, embarrasses, or degrades a member of the College community, endangers his/her health, jeopardizes his/her safety, or interferes with class attendance or the… Read more