Orange Coast College

Location: Costa Mesa, California
Website: http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu
Type: No Type Yet
Federal Circuit: 9th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

Orange Coast College is not currently rated in our system. To request speech code information about this school, please submit a speech code request form.

Not Rated Policies
  • CCCD Student Code of Conduct: Grounds for Discipline 08-09

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    Harassment: Verbal or physical abuse, or the threat of physical abuse on or off District Property of any Member of the District Community or members of his/her family.

    » Read More

  • CCCD Student Code of Conduct: Sexual Harassment 08-09

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    Sexual harassment is defined as (a) verbal harassment, e.g., epithets, derogatory comments or slurs;
    ...
    (c) visual forms of harassment, e.g., derogatory posters, cartoons, or drawings;
    ...
    or (e) an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment.

    » Read More

  • CCCD Student Code of Conduct: Disruptive Behavior 08-09

    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes, Statement
    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    Disruptive behavior, disobedience, habitual profanity or vulgarity or the open defiance of the authority of or abuse of District personnel.

    » Read More

  • FIRE Remembers September 11

    September 11, 2007

    Today, FIRE joins individuals across America and around the world in reflecting upon the tragic events of September 11, 2001. As university students and professors from Maine to California host commemorations today to remember those who suffered and died six years ago, we take a moment to look back at how those events played out on campus in the immediate aftermath of the attacks, and how their legacy continues to affect us today. In the wake of the tragedy, FIRE was called on to defend liberty on campus as many universities reacted to the cataclysmic circumstances with sometimes shocking limitations […]

    » Read More
  • Speech Code of the Month: Coast Community College District

    June 1, 2006

    FIRE announces its Speech Code of the Month for June 2006: Coast Community College District. The Coast Community College District consists of three California community colleges with a total enrollment of more than 60,000 students: Coastline Community College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College. You may remember that FIRE had to intervene at Orange Coast College several years ago after the college suspended a professor without any official and appropriate hearing, procedures, and proceedings, in the wake of a heated and well-publicized discussion about terrorism in one of his classes. Sadly, the disrespect for free speech extends beyond just […]

    » Read More
  • FIRE Letter to Orange Coast College President Margaret Gratton, November 19, 2001

    November 19, 2001

    November 19, 2001 President Margaret Gratton Orange Coast College 2701 Fairview Rd. Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Dear President Gratton: Last month, FIRE wrote to you, your staff, and your Board of Trustees regarding Orange Coast Community College’s failure to defend Free Speech, academic freedom, Due Process, and Professor Kenneth Hearlson. We have yet to receive a response from the administration. We hoped that the actions taken by the administration would be as shocking to you as they were to FIRE, or, at the least, that the spirit of our October 5 letter (attached) and the gravity of the concerns raised […]

    » Read More
  • FIRE Letter to Orange Coast College President Margaret Gratton, October 5, 2001

    October 5, 2001

    October 5, 2001 President Margaret Gratton Orange Coast College 2701 Fairview Rd. Costa Mesa, CA 92626 RE: Professor Kenneth Hearlson Dear President Gratton: As you can see from the list of our Directors and Board of Advisors, FIRE unites leaders in the fields of civil rights and civil liberties, scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals across the political and ideological spectrum on behalf of liberty, legal equality, freedom of religion, and—in the case of Professor Kenneth Hearlson—freedom of speech, due process and academic freedom on America’s college campuses. Our web page, www.thefire.org, will give you a greater sense of our identity […]

    » Read More