University of Colorado Denver

Location: Denver, Colorado
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

University of Colorado Denver 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
  • Campus Administrative Policy #5011: Email

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    This policy applies to all users of the university email systems, including students, faculty, and staff. … Do NOT use email: a. To create, send, forward or store emails with messages or attachments that might be illegal or considered offensive by an ordinary member of the public. (e.g., sexually explicit, rac... Read More
  • Campus Administrative Policy #3017: Campus Posting, Announcement, Sign and Display Procedure and Approval Process—CU Denver

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    1. Approvals for postings a. Students, staff and faculty should contact the Denver Campus Facilities Management Office at 303-315-2205, DenverCampusPosting@ucdenver.edu or the Facilities Dispatch at 303-724-1777 for questions and approval to post flyers, signs and notices. … 2. Only flyers, signs and notices t... Read More
  • Campus Administrative Policy #5001: Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    This policy applies to all users of University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus IT resources (including faculty, staff, students, and sponsored accounts) whether affiliated with the University or not, and to all uses of those resources, whether on campus or from remote locations. … 4. Legal and Eth... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Bullying

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    Bullying: Severe aggressive behavior likely to intimidate or intentionally harm, control, or diminish another person, physically or mentally (that is not speech or behavior otherwise protected by the First Amendment) a. Cyber-Bullying occurs when an individual is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarras... Read More
  • CU Denver Housing & Dining Resident Handbook: Assault, Physical Abuse, & Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    Physical, verbal and other abusive behavior and threats of any kind toward resident(s) or Housing & Dining staff are strictly prohibited. Displays of any abusive behavior will result in a referral to the University conduct process and can include termination of the housing contract. Read More
  • CU Denver Housing & Dining Resident Handbook: Doors, Windows, & Suite Decorations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    Residents should avoid material that a reasonable person might find offensive. The posting of material that “attacks,” demeans or otherwise exploits an individual or a group of individuals is not permitted. … Housing & Dining staff reserve the right to ask students to remove any decorations from walls, doo... Read More
  • Campus Administrative Policy #3054: Nondiscrimination Policy and Procedures

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    Harassment means verbal or physical conduct related to one’s protected class that unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work or academic performance or creates an intimidating or hostile work or educational environment. Hostile Environment. Whether a hostile environment exists is determined from both a subjec... Read More
  • Campus Administrative Policy #3018: Expressive Activities- Introduction

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus (“the university”) is committed to providing an environment where issues can be openly discussed and explored. The freedom to exchange views is essential to the mission of the university. Read More
  • Campus Administrative Policy #3018: Expressive Activities

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    The university recognizes that expression takes many forms, including peaceful assembly, protests, speaking verbally, holding signs, circulating petitions, and distributing written materials. This policy is intended to promote lawful, non-commercial expression across the university. The university does not designate... Read More
  • Sexual Misconduct, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking Procedures: Title IX Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 22, 2020

    Title IX Sexual Harassment: means unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … Hostile Environment: 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 Universit... Read More
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