University of Alabama in Huntsville

Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of Alabama in Huntsville 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

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • Policy 02.02.06: Electronic Mail and Other Electronic Communications

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Any inappropriate e-mail, examples of which are described below and elsewhere in this policy, is prohibited. Users receiving such e-mail should immediately contact OIT. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Discrimination, under this policy, shall be understood to include harassment carried out through unwelcome oral , written, visual, or physical conduct directed at one or more individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, citi... Read More
  • Resident Guide: Decorations and Displays

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Any item that is visible from the exterior of the suite is required to meet all community standards including appropriate and inclusive language. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Administrative Policies- Posters, Notices, and Materials Distribution Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Distribution by a University person is generally limited to the entrances to Spragins Hall and the Fitness Center and to the northerly entrance to and main lobby/foyer area of the Conference Training Center. Distribution by a University organization may occur, in addition to the foregoing locations, in the lobby are... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Conduct- Offenses within Respect, Inclusion, and Diversity

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Abuse: Physical abuse, mental abuse, or assault of another person. … Harassment: Subjecting a person to physical contact, directing language, or gesturing that is abusive or obscene with or without the intent to harass, including discriminatory actions involving protected classes of people. … Bullying: B... Read More
  • Title IX Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Sexual harassment prohibited by this Policy is defined as conduct based on gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, which may include acts of aggression, intimidation, or hostility, whether verbal or non-verbal, graphic, physical, or otherwise, even if the acts do not involve conduct of a se... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Conduct- Offenses within Diligence and Excellence

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    Misuse of Computing Resources:  Unauthorized use, access, manipulation, duplication, or tampering with University software, hardware, or firmware programs, networks, and/or associated documentation. Read More
At present, FIRE has not been publicly involved in any cases at this school.
  • ‘Disinvitation Season’ 2016 Begins: Cue the Commencement Controversies

    April 28, 2016

    POLITICO gave a rundown earlier this week of the after students and faculty members protested the selected speakers and honorees. Unsurprisingly, there are many. Among the notable examples are the University of Notre Dame for asking both former Speaker of the House John Boehner and Vice President Joe Biden to speak, the University of Alabama… Read more