University of Idaho

Location: Moscow, Idaho
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating
University of Idaho 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
  • Residence Hall Handbook: Residence Hall Policies- Disruptive Behavior

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    Interference, disturbance, or obstruction of any other student or staff member by means of noise, abusive language or other nuisance is prohibited. Read More
  • Residence Hall Handbook: Residence Hall Policies- Posting Materials

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    Items viewable from the outside of a room must not be offensive, lewd, or contain alcohol/drug references or imagery. Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Article II- Proscribed Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    Persistent or severe, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, bullying, derogatory comments, vandalism, or other conduct that threatens or endangers the mental or physical health or safety of any person or causes reasonable apprehension of such harm.  A single instance may be considered severe eno... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Article II- Proscribed Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    The following list describes actions that detract from the effectiveness of a University community and for which students are subject to disciplinary action. … Using computer facilities or resources … to send obscene or abusive messages. Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Article II- Proscribed Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    e.  Sexual harassment, which is defined as unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature (see FSH 3205 for the requirements of the consensual relationship policy).  It includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct or communication of a... Read More
  • Administrative Policy Manual: 40.29 – Campus Advertising/Posting/Temporary Signage Policy

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    Posters and notices may be displayed, when there is room for them and permission is granted, on bulletin boards and kiosks located inside buildings and on campus. Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Statement of Student Rights

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    The regents recognize that students enjoy the same inalienable rights as other citizens under the constitution and laws of the United States ….   Read More
  • Administrative Policy Manual: 30.12 – Acceptable Use of Technology Resources

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    User actions, such as those described below, of UI technology resources shall be considered misuse of UI technology resources: … Using technology resources for unlawful communications or activity, including threats of violence, obscenity, child pornography, defamation, harassing communications (as defined by l... Read More
  • Faculty Staff Handbook: Policy 3220 – Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 10, 2018

    Sexual harassment of a student is defined as unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: (a) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of the student’s grade, receipt of a grade, or status as a ... Read More