Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Location: Alva, Oklahoma
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Northwestern Oklahoma State University 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
  • Student Handbook: Networked Information Resources Acceptable Use Policies and Procedures

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 13, 2021

    Behaviors that are not permitted by the University include but are not limited to: … Sending, sharing or displaying obscene pictures, images or messages … Using obscene language Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Student Conduct- Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 13, 2021

    NWOSU will neither tolerate nor condone any form of sexual misconduct, whether physical, mental, verbal, or emotional. Read More
  • Residence Hall Handbook: Room Decorations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: October 13, 2021

    Pornographic materials (any depiction of nude body parts) may not be displayed. Read More
  • Title IX: Prohibited Conduct Under Title IX

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 13, 2021

    Sexual Harassment: … Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the NWOSU’s education program or activity; … Read More
  • Student Handbook: Campus Solicitations

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: May 18, 2022

    Campus Solicitations: The University will not interfere with the rights of individuals and groups to the free expression of their views or impermissibly regulate their speech based on its content or viewpoint. NWOSU may establish reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions on Expressive Activity. Such restrictio... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.