University of Alabama at Birmingham

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of Alabama at Birmingham 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
  • UAB Information Technology: IT Guidelines- Policy Violations

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    Creating, displaying, or transmitting threatening, racist, sexist, or harassing language and/or materials. Read More
  • Residence Hall Handbook: The UAB Inclusive Campus Commitment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies Restricting Freedom of Conscience
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    I will strive to build an inclusive community at UAB. I believe that every student, faculty member, and staff member has the right to be treated with dignity, respect and self-worth. I will work to ensure that my behavior and my actions do not harass or make fun of anyone due to their race, gender, culture, faith, c... Read More
  • Equal Opportunity and Discriminatory Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    Discriminatory Harassment of a Non-Sexual Nature The same principles related to sexual harassment also apply to harassment on the basis of any characteristic that is protected by law.  Thus, UAB’s policy prohibits discriminatory harassment of a non-sexual nature, which includes verbal, physical, or graphic conduct t... Read More
  • Residence Life Handbook: Respect for Persons

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    2.  The Office of Student Housing and Residence Life respects and celebrates the diversity of its residents. Acts of intolerance and/or harassment due to race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, religion, disability, or sexual orientation are neither appropriate nor tolerated. 3.  Residents will refrain from... Read More
  • Residence Life Handbook: Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    Harassment is defined as an attempt made to threaten another person(s) physically, emotionally or mentally by using verbal language, or electronic communication, including, but not limited to, text messaging and social networking sites. Read More
  • Student Conduct Code: Harassment/Endangerment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies, Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    iii.    Harassment/Endangerment.  Harassment is defined as any unwelcome verbal or physical conduct that, because of its severity and/or persistence, interferes significantly with a student’s work or education, or adversely affects a student’s living condition. Read More
  • Student Affairs Policy VII-028: On-Campus Student Demonstrations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    Student demonstrations on the UAB campus, which by their nature may interfere with pedestrian or vehicular traffic or other activities, shall require prior notification to the Vice President for Student Affairs or designee at least 48 hours in advance of the event. Read More
  • Title IX Student Violence and Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 11, 2018

    Sexual Harassment is any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favors, or other unwanted conduct of a sexual nature, whether verbal, non-verbal, graphic, physical, or otherwise, when the conditions outlined in (1) and/or (2), below, are present. … 2. Such conduct creates a hostile environment.  A “hosti... Read More
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