Southeastern Louisiana University

Location: Hammond, Louisiana
Type: Public
Tell Southeastern Louisiana University to revise its speech policies by filling out this form.

Speech Code Rating

Southeastern Louisiana University has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more
  • Student Handbook: Discrimination & Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    II. PROHIBITED CONDUCT … B. Harassment Examples include but are not limited to: • Verbal threats, offensive jokes, epithets, derogatory comments, ridicule, mockery or slurs; • Gratuitous visual displays such as posters, photographs, cartoons, drawings, or gestures; … C. Sexual Harassment Examples include... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    Abusive conduct includes all forms of harassment, abusive [sic], and violent behavior. Abusive conduct includes all offenses which create an intimidating or offensive academic, work, or campus environment including but not limited to: •engaging in, attempting any form of physical abuse injurious to oneself, to anoth... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    Abuse of computers and other technology includes but is not limited to: •sending or posting obscene or abusive messages through electronic means Read More
  • Resident Guidebook: Policies and Regulations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    The University expects students to regulate their own lives in accordance with accepted standards and good taste. This means that possessions or displays which are inconsistent with accepted standards should not be kept in student’s rooms, specifically signs or articles which might have been picked up inappropriatel... Read More
  • Responsible Computing Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    The University community encourages free speech and intellectual debate. However, free speech does not include hostile, intimidating, or threatening language or behavior. Southeastern Louisiana University has a tradition of providing a caring, nurturing environment for students and employees. Any use of computer res... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Sign Posting Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    The posting of signs, notices, and/or advertisements on other than University bulletin boards by individuals and/or organizations is PROHIBITED. … Display of sexually suggestive objects or pictures and/or discriminatory portrayal of individuals are not allowed. Chalking on buildings and sidewalks is not allowe... Read More
  • Student Handbook: University Policy on Public Speech, Assembly, and Demonstrations

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    Southeastern has designated the following sites as preferred locations for public discussion and/or peaceful public assembly or demonstration: (1) Student Union Annex; (2) Student Union Plaza; and, (3) the grassy area of Friendship Circle. Although other campus locations may be available for public speech and assemb... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 8, 2019

    Sexual Harassment: Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature when (i) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual/group of individuals’ employment or education; (ii) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual/group of individuals is used as the ... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.