Missouri University of Science and Technology

Location: Rolla, Missouri
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Missouri University of Science and Technology 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

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • University of Missouri System: 200.010 Standard of Conduct- Student Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 22, 2019

    Threatening or Intimidating Behaviors, defined as written or verbal conduct that causes a reasonable expectation of injury to the health or safety of any person or damage to any property or implied threats or acts that cause a reasonable fear of harm in another. Read More
  • Acceptable Use Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: March 22, 2019

    The policy can be summarized in these statements: Be respectful and considerate of the rights of others. Do no harm. Break no law. This means that the following items are some examples of things that would *not* comply with the simple policy above: … Using computing facilities to harass other users or to do m... Read More
  • University of Missouri System: 600.020 Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct in Education/Employment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 22, 2019

    Sexual harassment is defined as: … b. Other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature or because of sex, pregnancy, gender identity, or gender expression when … (2) Such conduct creates a hostile environment by being sufficiently severe or pervasive or objectively offensive that it interferes with, lim... Read More
  • University of Missouri System: 110.005 Acceptable Use Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: December 20, 2019

    Prohibited Uses of University Computer Resources: … 2. Uses that interfere with the proper functioning of the University’s information technology resources. 3. Uses that unreasonably interfere with the ability of others to make use of University computer resources. Read More
  • University of Missouri System: 330.030 Disruption

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: December 20, 2019

    A. Right of Free Expression — The University of Missouri will at all times defend the right of free expression of opinion, including the right of peaceful assembly. The University will, indeed, guard this right in behalf of all persons associated with the institution and will not tolerate actions by any individual o... Read More
  • Office of the Dean of Students: Student Expectations, Rights, & Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: March 22, 2019

    Student Expectations: … Free expression and peaceful assembly. Read More
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