Queens College, City University of New York

Location: Queens, New York
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

Queens College, City University of New York 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
  • The City University of New York Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Users may not employ a false identity, mask the identity of an account or computer, or use CUNY Computer Resources to engage in abuse of others, such as sending harassing, obscene, threatening, abusive, deceptive, or anonymous messages within or outside CUNY. … [U]se of CUNY Computer Resources for partisan political... Read More
  • Rules and Regulations for the Maintenance of Public Order

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Each member of the academic community or an invited guest has the right to advocate his position without having to fear abuse, physical, verbal, or otherwise, from others supporting conflicting points of view. Members of the academic community and other persons on the college grounds shall not use language or take a... Read More
  • CUNY Understanding and Preventing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Sexual Harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that limits a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from an educational program.  It includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature on or off campus. Read More
  • CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Sexual Harassment is unwelcome verbal or physical behavior based on a person’s sex (including sexual orientation, gender, gender expression and gender identity, including transgender status). Conduct is considered “unwelcome” if the individual did not request or invite it and considered the conduct to be undesirable... Read More
  • Resident Handbook: Standards of Community Living

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Bigotry and hatred will not be tolerated within our community. Verbal or written abuse, threats, intimidation, and violence are not acceptable behaviors. … Any form of bigotry, harassment, intimidation or threat that occurs as a result of use of any Internet service is prohibited. This includes but is not limi... Read More
  • Resident Handbook: Rules and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Endangering behavior includes intentionally or recklessly causing physical harm, causing the impression of harm, threatening physical harm, or intentionally or recklessly provoking and/or engaging in physical fights or harassing any person in a way as to interfere with that person’s academic pursuits, sleep, and/or ... Read More
  • Rules and Regulations for the Maintenance of Public Order

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    The tradition of the University as a sanctuary of academic freedom and center of informed discussion is an honored one, to be guarded vigilantly. The basic significance of that sanctuary lies in the protection of intellectual freedom: the rights of professors to teach, of scholars to engage in the advancement of kno... Read More
  • CUNY Policy on Sexual Misconduct: Title IX Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    Title IX Sexual Harassment is defined by the USDOE to mean conduct on the basis of sex that occurs in CUNY’s education program or activity against a person in the United States and that satisfies one or more of the following: … unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and... Read More
  • The City University of New York Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources: Introduction

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: October 28, 2021

    CUNY respects, upholds and endeavors to safeguard the principles of academic freedom, freedom of expression and freedom of inquiry. Read More
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