South Dakota State University

Location: Brookings, South Dakota
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

South Dakota State 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

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • Student Org Handbook: Event Services

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2019

    Make Your Reservation to secure your event space. You cannot have an event in the Union or on campus without a reservation. Reservations ensure that there are no double bookings for needed space and that all campus entities and service providers know you’re planning an activity. Contact Information Exchange (605-688... Read More
  • Roommate Bill of Rights

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: August 29, 2019

    The following list is a reminder of what your rights and responsibilities are as a roommate. These basic rights are: … 9.    The right to be free from fear of intimidation, physical and/or emotional harm. Read More
  • Policy and Procedure Manual: Harassment including Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2019

    b. Harassment on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, transgender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or harassment on any other status that may become protected under law against discrimination or on a... Read More
  • Student Conduct Code: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2019

    7. [3.f.iv.7.] Unauthorized use or abuse of technology, including, but not limited to: … d. Use of technology to interfere with the work of another Student, Faculty Member, or University Official; e. Use of an Institution’s technology to engage in harassment; f. Use of technology to engage in unlawful activiti... Read More
  • Student Conduct Code: Prohibited Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: August 29, 2019

    Conduct toward another person that is severe or pervasive enough to create an objectively and subjectively intimidating, hostile, or demeaning environment that substantially interferes with the individual’s ability to participate in or to realize the intended benefits of a University activity or resource … Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.