Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville 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
  • Responsible Use Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: July 6, 2018

    Impermissible uses (some of to which may also constitute illegal uses) include, but are not limited to, the following: … Posting or sending obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, or offensive material; Posting or sending material that is contrary to the mission or values of the University … Read More
  • Policies of the Board of Trustees of SIU: Discrimination (including sexual harassment) Complaint and Investigation Procedures- Policy on Non­-Discrimination and Non­-Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 6, 2018

    Discriminatory harassment includes, but is not limited to, conduct (oral, written, graphics or physical) directed against any person or group of persons because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation including gender identity, marital status, age, physical or mental disabili... Read More
  • Student Conduct Code: Acts of Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies, Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 6, 2018

    Acts of misconduct for which students are subject to discipline include violations of University policy and regulations, local ordinances, and state and federal laws, and include, but are not limited to: OFFENSES AGAINST PERSONS 1. Acts against self or others, including, but not limited to: a. Behavior or conduct wh... Read More
  • Policies of the Board of Trustees of SIU: Policy on Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 6, 2018

    Sexual Harassment in higher education means any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or any conduct of a sexual nature, when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a student’s academic performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive ac... Read More
  • University Housing Living Guide: Community Responsibilities and Rights

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: July 6, 2018

    Residents of University Housing possess specific rights while living and learning in Housing facilities. With these rights come reciprocal responsibilities to ensure the same rights for other members of the community. … You have the responsibility to act in a kind, mature, and civil manner when interacting wit... Read More
  • Policy on Expressive Activity – 6E1

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: July 6, 2018

    For members of the University community, including students and student organizations, the outdoor areas of campus are venues for free expression, including speeches, demonstrations, and the distribution of literature. SIUE shall not consider the content or viewpoint of the expression or the possible reaction to tha... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.