State University of New York – Plattsburgh

Location: Plattsburgh, New York
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

State University of New York – Plattsburgh has been given the speech code rating Green. Green light institutions are those colleges and universities whose policies nominally protect free speech. Read more
  • Student Conduct Manual: Definitions

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: December 20, 2017

    Sexual Harassment: • Unwelcome, gender-based verbal, non-verbal, or physical conduct that is sexual in nature and sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it unreasonably interferes with, denies, or limits someone’s ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational program and/or activ... Read More
  • Student Conduct Manual: College Regulations- Disorderly Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: December 20, 2017

    SECTION 7: Disorderly Conduct Any disorderly conduct which interferes with the rights of others is prohibited. Examples of disorderly conduct include harassment, threats, physical abuse or the threat of physical abuse. Harassment may include unwelcome conduct directed against a person based on one or more of that pe... Read More
  • Complaint Procedure for Review of Allegations of Unlawful Discrimination/Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: December 20, 2017

    Harassment on the Basis of Protected Characteristic(s) other than Sex/Gender – harassment based on race, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics is oral, written, graphic or physical conduct relating to an individual’s protected characteristics t... Read More
  • Complaint Procedure for Review of Allegations of Unlawful Discrimination/Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: December 20, 2017

    Sexual Harassment in the Educational Setting – Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it unreasonably interferes with, denies or limits, on th... Read More
  • Sexual Harassment & Sexual Violence Policy

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: December 20, 2017

    Sexual Harassment:  Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome, inappropriate behavior of a sexual nature that is so severe, pervasive and objectively offensive that it unreasonably interferes with, denies or limits, on the basis of sex, an individual’s ability to perform their work or participate in or benefit from ... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.
  • University Training Programs Can Misinform, Fail to Protect

    December 30, 2015

    2015 has been a landmark year for student activism, including for those demanding more attention be paid to the issue of rape and sexual assault on college campuses. Although this activism has helped shine light on an important issue, many of the responses by universities have undermined students’ rights in critical ways. While FIRE has… Read more