Oklahoma State University – Stillwater

Location: Stillwater, Oklahoma
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Oklahoma State University – Stillwater 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
  • Office of Equal Opportunity: Title IX

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2018

    Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination and therefore prohibited under Title IX.  Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Read More
  • Student Organization Handbook: Advertising your Student Organization

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2018

    Registered or recognized student organizations are allowed to post signs, handbills, or fliers in designated areas in buildings and residence halls at Oklahoma State University. All materials to be posted must be registered and approved by the Department of Leadership and Campus Life and, where appropriate, the Offi... Read More
  • Student Conduct Education and Administration: Bullying

    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2018

    What is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place with the use of different kinds of technology and social media. It can be used on various sorts of devices such as computers, cell phones, iPads and tablets. It often occurs through the use of social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter. However, i... Read More
  • 1 is 2 Many: Policy Definitions

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 30, 2018

    Examples of behavior that could be sexual harassment: Unwelcomed sexual flirtation, advances or propositions of sexual activities. Asking about someone else’s personal, social or sexual life or about their sexual fantasies, preferences or history. Discussing one’s own personal sexual fantasies, preferences or histo... Read More
  • Extracurricular Use of University Facilities, Areas or Media for the Purpose of Expression

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: August 30, 2018

    The extracurricular use of any scheduled University-controlled facility or area for the purpose of expression shall be preceded by a request made to an authorized designee. A request shall contain the name of the requestor and how he/she can be contacted; the proposed date, time, and location for the contemplated ac... Read More
  • Appropriate Use Policy

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: August 30, 2018

    As members of the University’s community, all users are expected to demonstrate good taste and sensitivity to others in their communications. However, the University cannot protect individuals against the existence or receipt of material that may offend them, and users are warned that they may willingly or unwilling... Read More
  • Gender Discrimination/Sexual Harassment & Title IX Grievance Procedure

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 30, 2018

    It is the responsibility of faculty and staff to behave in such a manner that their words or actions are not sexually coercive, abusive, or exploitative. Sexual harassment also can involve relationships among equals such as when repeated advances, demeaning verbal behavior, or offensive physical contact interfere wi... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2018

    Sexual harassment: Making unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical contact or communication of a sexual nature when: … such conduct is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent and both subjectively and objectively offensive that has the effect of creating an inti... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2018

    Engaging in verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, bullying or other conduct that threatens or endangers the mental or physical health/safety of any person or causes reasonable apprehension of such harm that is persistent, severe or pervasive and is subjectively offensive to the complainant and o... Read More
  • Extracurricular Use of University Facilities, Areas or Media for the Purpose of Expression

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: August 30, 2018

    [T]he University must recognize and protect free inquiry and free expression as indispensable components of the critical examination of philosophies and ideas. Given the unique mission of educational institutions in a democratic society, this inquiry should be more open and vigorous, and should consequently have gre... Read More
  • Residence Life Handbook: Compliance

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 21, 2018

    Interfering with staff while they are performing their duties will not be tolerated. Such interference includes conduct that causes a material and substantial disruption, unlawful harassment, “true threats”, intimidation, and other conduct in violation of state or federal law or of other applicable university polici... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.