University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
Type: Public
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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

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • Sexual Harassment and Other Prohibited Sexual Conduct Policy

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    Behavior of a sexual nature or connotation which negatively impacts the University community is prohibited even though such behavior may not constitute actionable Sexual Misconduct, Sex Discrimination, or Sexual Harassment as defined by law. Prohibited Sexual Conduct in accordance with this Policy includes words and... Read More
  • UL LAFAYETTE COMPUTER & NETWORK POLICY

    Speech Code Rating: Red
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    Distasteful or offensive displays, messages and printouts are not permitted. Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Obscenity

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    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: … Obscenity. Any communication, publication, or display that taken altogether appeals to the prurient interests in sex, portrays sexual lit... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Hostile Environment Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    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: … Hostile Environment Harassment. Exists when the conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it unreasonably interferes ... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Disruptive Behavior

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: April 5, 2022

    Collaboration: University of Louisiana at Lafayette students build and enhance their community by understanding their connection with others. Behavior that violates this value includes, but is not limited to: Disruptive Behavior. Obstruction or disruption of University operations including obstruction of teaching... Read More
  • On-Campus Living Handbook: Disruptive Activity

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: April 5, 2022

    Participation in any activity which interferes with teaching, research, administration, disciplinary proceedings, other University missions, processes, or functions including public-service function or other University activities will be confronted by hall staff and when appropriate referred to the student conduct p... Read More
  • On-Campus Living Handbook: Hallway and Door Decorations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: April 5, 2022

    Consideration must be given to other residents, to guests, and to the larger UL Lafayette community when decorating and posting items on the outside of doors and in the hallway. Items that interfere with the educational mission of the University are prohibited in hallways, outside the rooms, and on window displays. ... Read More
  • Sexual Harassment and Other Prohibited Sexual Conduct Policy: Definitions- Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    Sexual Harassment*: is 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 [University’s] education program or activity; … Read More
  • Policy on Campus Free Speech: Speech, Assembly, and Public Expression

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: March 29, 2022

    Students and faculty may assemble and engage in spontaneous expressive activity as long as such activity is not unlawful and does not materially and substantially disrupt the functioning of the University, subject to the requirements of the Free Speech Laws. … Subject to the terms of this Policy and rela... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    Harassment. Conduct that is (1) unwelcome, (2) discriminatory, (3) on the basis of a protected status (i.e., 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), (4) ... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Threatening Behaviors

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    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: … 3) Threatening Behaviors: a. Threat. Written or verbal conduct that causes a reasonable expectation of injury to the health or safety of ... Read More
  • Policy on Campus Free Speech

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: March 25, 2022

    a. It is not the responsibility of the University to shield individuals from speech protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America and Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution of Louisiana, and other applicable laws (“Free Speech Laws”), including without limitation ideas and op... Read More
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