University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Location: , Louisiana
Website: http://www.louisiana.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 5th Circuit

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Speech Code Rating

University of Louisiana at Lafayette 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 here.

At present, FIRE has not been involved in any cases at this school.

Red Light Policies

Yellow Light Policies
  • Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: March 10, 2017

    University of Louisiana at Lafayette students show positive regard for each other and for the community. Behavior that violates this value includes, but is not limited to: …

    1. Public Profanity. Profanity or abusive or foul language directed toward a person or persons.

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  • Policy on Prohibited Sexual Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 10, 2017

    Hostile Environment Caused by Sexual Harassment: includes any situation in which there is harassing conduct that is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or objectively offensive such that it alters the conditions of employment or limits, interferes with, or denies educational benefits or opportunities. A Hostile Environment can be created by a one-time act that is severe (i.e., a Sexual Assault), or it can be created by repeated acts of less severity (i.e., harassing comments made over a period of time).

    Examples of a Hostile Environment Caused by Sexual Harassment include, but are not limited to:

    1. Posting pictures of pornography;

    2. Consistently telling sexual jokes or stories where it can be overheard by others;

    3. Making sexually suggestive remarks about people within ear shot of others;

    4. Persisting in unwanted sexual attention; and

    5. Using derogatory terms with a sexual connotation.

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    Sexual Harassment*: Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature when … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with a person’s employment or education, or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive employment or educational environment, and has no legitimate relationship to the subject matter of a course or academic research

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  • Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: March 10, 2017

    University of Louisiana at Lafayette students show positive regard for each other and for the community. Behavior that violates this value includes, but is not limited to: …

    1. Bullying and Cyberbullying. Bullying and cyberbullying are repeated and/or severe aggressive behaviors that intimidate or intentionally harm or control another person physically or emotionally, on or off campus, and are not protected by freedom of expression.

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  • Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 10, 2017

    Harassment*. Any unwelcome verbal, physical, nonverbal conduct, or differential treatment of an individual because of his or her membership in any protected class or category including sex, gender, gender identity, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, sexual orientation or other protected status that unreasonably limits or denies the ability to participate in or benefit from the University’s educational program or activities. Any unwelcome conduct should be reported to campus officials, such as the Office of Student Affairs or any Dean, who will act to remedy and resolve reported incidents on behalf of the victim and community.

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Green Light Policies
  • Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 10, 2017

    University of Louisiana at Lafayette students show positive regard for each other and for the community. Behavior that violates this value includes, but is not limited to: …

    Threatening Behaviors*:

    • Threat. Written or verbal conduct that causes a reasonable expectation of injury to the health or safety of any person or damage to any property.
    • Intimidation. Intimidation defined as implied threats or acts that cause a reasonable fear of harm in another; to place another person in reasonable fear or harm through the use of threatening words or conduct

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At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.
At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.