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: Student Code of Conduct- Statement of Community Respect

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 3, 2020

    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 a... Read More
  • URP V.17.f Prohibition of Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 4, 2020

    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: 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: September 3, 2020

    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: September 3, 2020

    The student further holds the right to be free from fear, intimidation, physical and/or emotional harm. Read More
  • URP: IV.11.c Speech, Expression, and Assembly- Signs and Banners

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 4, 2020

    Each Academic or Administrative Unit may establish rules regarding the posting of Signs in spaces that Academic or Administrative Unit occupies and controls, subject to the following requirements: 1. Signs in spaces occupied by Academic or Administrative Units may be: a. Confined to bulletin boards or other designat... Read More
  • URP: IV.11.c Speech, Expression, and Assembly- Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 4, 2020

    TWU’s Outdoor Common Areas are deemed Traditional Public Forums. Individuals may engage in Expressive Activities in TWU’s Outdoor Common Areas without prior reservation, registration, or approval, provided such activities are conducted in compliance with applicable law as well as TWU policy. … TWU decisions sh... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Statement of Community Respect

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 3, 2020

    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
  • URP V.17.i Title IX Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 4, 2020

    Sexual Harassment.  Conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the recipient’s education program or activity. Read More
  • URP: IV.11.c Speech, Expression, and Assembly- Literature

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 4, 2020

    Registered Student, Faculty, and Staff Organizations and Academic or Administrative Units may sell, distribute, or display Literature on campus, subject to the guidelines in this policy. Students, Faculty Members, and Staff Members may distribute or display Literature, subject to the guidelines in this policy, but m... Read More
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