University of Montevallo

Location: Montevallo, Alabama
Website: http://www.montevallo.edu
Type: Public
Federal Circuit: 11th Circuit

Speech Code Rating

University of Montevallo 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 here.

At present, FIRE does not maintain information on this school's policies.
Yellow Light Policies
  • Policy 01:115: Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: February 25, 2016

    Sexual harassment consists of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: … The conduct or statement has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with work or class performance, or of creating an intimidating, hostile, and/or offensive work or classroom environment.

    Conduct which may constitute sexual harassment includes: … Sexual and/or gender-related speech, including insults, joking, advances, slurs, and comments; … Visual or written sexual or gender-related insults, comments, drawings, posters, signs, jokes, and notes ….

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  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Abusive Conduct or Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: February 25, 2016

    Harassment is conduct that is sufficiently severe or pervasive so as to threaten an individual or substantially interfere with the individual’s education, employment or access to University programs, activities or opportunities and that would detrimentally affect a reasonable person under the same circumstances. This includes harassment occurring through the use of various forms of technology and media commonly referred to as cyber-stalking and cyber-bullying.

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  • Student Handbook: Posting and Chalking Regulations

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: February 25, 2016

    Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs may not be implied, stated, or pictured in organization advertisements. … All publicity is expected to be in good taste.

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  • Student Handbook: On-Campus Events

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: February 25, 2016

    All organization functions must be registered and approved by the Student Life Office at least two weeks before the date of the event. A registration form detailing the activity must be completed on OrgSync.

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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.