University of Central Oklahoma

Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

University of Central Oklahoma 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
  • Code of Student Conduct: Definitions- Title IX

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

    Title IX prohibits several types of sex-based harassment. Sexual harassment is unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature, such as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Sexual Harassment Policy Statement- Examples of Prohibited Conduct

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

    Examples of Prohibited Conduct Conduct, whether in person, in writing, by telephone, through social media, by electronic means, or otherwise, which is prohibited by this policy includes, but is not limited to: … c. Sexually degrading language used to describe an individual; d. Remarks of a sexual nature us... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Prohibited Conduct- Assault

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

    Assault, including but not limited to verbal abuse (persistent or severe), threats, intimidation, harassment, bullying (verbal, physical, and/or cyber), coercion and/or other conduct that threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person. Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Prohibited Conduct- Theft or other abuse of computer and network resources

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

    Theft or other abuse of computer and network resources, including but not limited to: … Use of computing facilities to view or send obscene or abusive messages. Read More
  • Campus Expression Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 28, 2020

    b. “Fighting Words” – Words which by their very utterance inflict injury or are likely to incite an immediate breach of the peace. … c. Obscenity – Obscene content may include, but not be limited to, a description or depiction of sexual conduct that, taken as a whole, by the average person, is inconsistent wit... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Sexual Harassment Policy Statement- Definition of Sexual Harassment

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

    Sexual harassment means 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
  • Code of Student Conduct: Definitions- Harassment

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

    The term “harassment” means a knowing and willful course or pattern of conduct by an individual, which would seriously alarm or annoy the targeted person and serve no legitimate purpose for communication. Forms of harassment include, but are not limited to courses of conduct that would cause a reasonable person ... Read More
At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.