Rowan University

Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Rowan 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 No. SL 2016:01: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: January 20, 2021

    Engaging in physical violence, threats, harassment, intimidation, bullying, stalking, coercion, and/or other conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person. Harassment, intimidation, or bullying include any gesture, any written, verbal or physical act, or any electronic communication, whethe... Read More
  • Policy No. DPS 2015:01: Free Speech and Peaceful Assembly Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: January 20, 2021

    Listed below are examples of activities that will be considered disruptive and will result in discipline and/or removal, arrest, and/or prosecution. … Verbally provoking immediate physical assault, personal injury or property damage through the use of harassment, intimidation, bullying, threats, or fighting wo... Read More
  • Policy No. DPS 2015:01: Free Speech and Peaceful Assembly Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: January 20, 2021

    In an effort to ensure safety and to promote an environment conducive to study, advance reservation is required for expressive activity that is expected to have more than twenty-five (25) participants; and strongly encouraged for expressive activity expected to have twenty-five (25) or fewer participants. Any indivi... Read More
  • Policy No. SL 2016:15: Student Sexual Misconduct and Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: January 20, 2021

    SEXUAL HARASSMENT – Unwelcome sexual or gender based verbal or physical behavior, through any medium, determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person of equal access to the University’s education program or activity. Read More
  • Policy No. DPS 2015:01: Free Speech and Peaceful Assembly Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: January 20, 2021

    The University will protect the rights of freedom of speech, expression, petition, and peaceful assembly as set forth in the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New Jersey. Read More