University of Central Arkansas

Location: Conway, Arkansas
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of Central Arkansas 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: Housing Facilities & Policies- Community Standards

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    Choosing to join the community obligates each resident to make positive contributions to the community and abide by a code of behavior. Actions that negatively impact the residence hall/apartment community are subject to disciplinary action. Read More
  • Board Policy 406: Free Speech

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    The area adjacent to the southwest corner of Ferguson Chapel, not to exceed 50 feet in any direction, is hereby designated as a limited public forum. On a first-come, first-served basis, individuals or organizations may utilize this designated forum for free speech purposes, without registration, 24 hours a day, sev... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Offenses Subject to Disciplinary Action

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    Any student, non-student or student group found to have committed any of the following is subject to university disciplinary action: … Disorderly conduct including, but not limited to, violent, noisy, or drunken behavior, and the use of abusive or obscene language on university controlled property or while rep... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Offenses Subject to Disciplinary Action

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    Harassing or alarming another person. This includes, but is not limited to, racial and sexual harassment, attempting or threatening to strike, kick or otherwise subject another person to physical contact; making an offensive coarse utterance, gesture, or display; addressing abusive language to any person; following ... Read More
  • Board Policy 511: Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s right to achieve an educational objective or to work in an environment fre... Read More
  • Board Policy 412: Computer Use

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    Inappropriate Uses Faculty, staff, and students must use good judgment in the use of all computing resources, including but not limited to Internet access and e-mail use. Computing and telecommunications may be used only for legal purposes and may not be used for any purpose that is illegal, unethical, dishonest, or... Read More
  • Board Policy 406: Free Speech

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: November 29, 2018

    The university believes that the right of expression is as necessary as the right of inquiry and both must be preserved as essential to the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge and truth. Read More