Radford University

Location: Radford, Virginia
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Radford 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
  • Policy SA-PO-1300: Standards of Student Conduct- Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    Behavior that is severe, pervasive, or persistent to a degree that a reasonable person similarly situated would be prevented from accessing University programs, activities, and/or resources. This behavior includes, but is not limited to, verbal abuse, coercion, bullying, and cyber-bullying. Read More
  • Policy GEN-PO-1002: Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation Policy

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    Harassment: Harassment is a form of discrimination in which unwelcome verbal, written, or physical conduct is directed toward an individual on the basis of his or her protected characteristics or statuses, by any member of the campus community. Harassment does not have to include intent to harm, be directed at a spe... Read More
  • Policy SA-PO-1300: Standards of Student Conduct- Online Misconduct

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    Students are cautioned that they can be subject to the student conduct system for behavior occurring online, such as harassment delivered by email, or acts of bullying or discrimination posted in video form or on gossip sites accessed through University computing resources. Students must also be aware that informati... Read More
  • Policy SA-PO-1302: Posting, Chalking, and Distribution of Informational Materials

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    The University does not permit the posting or distribution of informational materials that are unlawful or otherwise prohibited by law. Such informational materials include, but are not limited to, defamation, incitement to unlawful conduct, imminent threats of actual violence or harm, obscenity, fighting words, cop... Read More
  • Policy SA-ST-1300: Standards of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    Radford University (University) is committed to fostering an environment that is; safe and secure; inclusive; and conducive to academic inquiry, free expression, student engagement, and student success. Read More
  • Policy IT-PO-1500: Acceptable Use Policy for University Computers and Information Technology Systems

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    Users must not use University systems to defame, harass, or intimidate any person or group of persons. Read More
  • Policy SA-PO-1301: Free Expression Policy

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: January 4, 2019

    Spontaneous Expression: Any lawful free expression activity that: is prompted by news or affairs coming into public knowledge less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to such activity; is not planned more than twenty-four (24) hours in advance; takes place in open, generally accessible outdoor areas on University prop... Read More
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