Texas Woman’s University

Location: Denton, Texas
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

Texas Woman’s 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
  • Student Handbook: Free Speech Areas

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Designated free speech areas are available to TWU students, faculty, staff and members of the community.  The designated areas may be used for, but are not limited to, the expression of personal politics, philosophy, religious viewpoints, surveys, or announcements. … In order to provide an area that will suppo... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Statement of Community Respect

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    The pursuit of community respect requires tolerance of intellectual positions and the expression of ideas that are different from, and contrary to, one’s own beliefs and values. The TWU community expects that the expression of these ideas will be exercised in ways that are consistent with norms of civility toward al... Read More
  • Sexual Harassment and Assault Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … Such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s professional or academic performance or creating an intimidating, ho... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Bullying and Cyber-bullying: Persistent pressure or aggression that is intended to harm or intimidate. Cyberbullying is aggression that intends to harm or intimidate, occurs repeatedly, including by electronic means including social media, cell phone and texting, and email. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Selected Regent Policies, University Regulations & Procedures, and Guidelines- Distribution of Information & Printed Materials

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    All persons and organizations, both those officially and those not officially connected with the University, may come upon University property for effecting the distribution of announcements, notices, pictures, advertisements, or publications only after giving notice to the CSD of the time, place, and manner of such... Read More
  • Residence Life Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    The student further holds the right to be free from fear, intimidation, physical and/or emotional harm. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Violations of the Code of Conduct fall into the following categories: … Verbal, physical, or psychological abuse, including detention or threat of bodily harm to self or another person or persons in the university community. … Harassment: Aggressive, persistent pressure or intimidation Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Statement of Purpose

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: June 12, 2019

    Texas Woman’s University is a community of scholars in which the ideals of freedom of inquiry, freedom of thought, freedom of expression and freedom of the individual are sustained. TWU is committed to preserving the exercise of any right guaranteed to individuals by the United States Constitution. Read More
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