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
  • Policy 02.01.45: Electronic Mail and Other Electronic Communications (Interim)

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    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, Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    Discrimination, under this policy, shall be understood to include harassment carried out through unwelcome verbal, written, visual, or physical conduct directed at one or more individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, citizenship, genetic... Read More
  • Guide to Residence Living: Windows & Stairwell Railings

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    The University reserves the right to remove anything from the exterior of one’s suite, or from the interior if visible from the outside, which in its judgment is considered to create an unsightly or offensive appearance, and/or creates a hazardous condition. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Conduct- Disorderly or Indecent Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    Conduct that is disorderly or that breaches the peace on or off campus. The essential element to such conduct shall be an intentional causing of or recklessly creating a risk of inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm without proper authority. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Posters, Notices, and Materials Distribution Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    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- Misuse/Abuse of Computing Resources

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    Use of electronic resources to send obscene, harassing or abusive messages to any person. Read More
  • Student Handbook: Code of Conduct- Other Physical or Mental Abuse or Harm

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: April 18, 2019

    Harassment. Subjecting a person to physical contact or directing language or a gesture that is abusive or obscene toward a person, with the intent to harass. … Some examples of prohibited behavior include, but are not limited to, physical abuse or assault, verbal abuse, harassment, coercion, murder, battery, s... Read More
At present, FIRE has not been 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