University of Massachusetts – Boston

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

University of Massachusetts – Boston 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
  • Student Code of Conduct: Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 19, 2018

    c. Sexual harassment: unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … 3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidatin... Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Standards of Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: September 19, 2018

    Creating an off-campus community disturbance, including, but not limited to, excessive or unreasonable noise, excessively large parties, and/or rude and abusive language or behavior. Read More
  • University Policy on Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 19, 2018

    For purposes of this policy and consistent with federal regulations, sexual harassment is defined as follows: Unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when: … such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably ... Read More
  • Information Technology: Acceptable Use

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 19, 2018

    Many people and organizations, local and distant, use University resources. Within this document we refer to this collective group as clients. This document is intended to tell clients what they can expect from Information Technology and what Information Technology expects from them. … Information Technology c... Read More
  • Responses to Demonstrations Guidelines

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 19, 2018

    The University of Massachusetts recognizes the rights of members of the University community to freedom of assembly and speech, and strongly believes in fostering discourse and the free exchange of ideas at the University. … Demonstrations are limited to appropriate public forums, which do not include, among o... Read More
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