University of Nebraska Omaha

Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

University of Nebraska Omaha 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
  • Campus Policies: Electronic Messaging

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    UNO email may not be used to send or transmit unsolicited electronic messages to other University of Nebraska addresses where the primary purpose of which includes but is not limited to informing, announcing, advertising, or promoting an event, product, program, service, group/division/unit/college, or person. Read More
  • Housing & Residence Life Community Policies

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    [V]iolations include, but are not limited to, the following: … Abuse (physical or verbal) and/or battery of a resident or staff member … Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    Physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, and/or other conduct that threatens or unreasonably endangers the mental or physical health or safety of any person or oneself, including any such conduct achieved through means of social media or any other means of electronic communication. Read More
  • Student Code of Conduct: Response to Allegations of Student Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    “Sexual harassment” is unwelcome conduct or behavior of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Conduct that is sufficiently serious to limit or deny student’s ability to participate in o... Read More
  • Response to Allegations of Student Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    “Sexual harassment” is unwelcome conduct or behavior of a sexual nature. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature, such as sexual assault or acts of sexual violence, sex without consent or by force, threat ... Read More
  • Regulations on the Use of University Facilities and Grounds

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    While UNO property is not open to unrestricted public access, many spaces are available for use by faculty and staff, students, student groups, and members of the public, with appropriate approval and when scheduled in advance. It is the policy of UNO that spaces in its facilities offer a positive, safe environment ... Read More
  • Student Organizations: Resource and Policy Guide- Advertising

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    The following mediums of advertisement are all free for registered student organizations. Contact the Reservations & Event Management Office for inquiries and to reserve. … Poster Approval Criteria All posters must have the name of the sponsoring organization. No reference to the sale or usage of firearms... Read More
  • Student Life: Bias/Hate Incidents

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    Bias Incident An event that has the effect of demeaning or degrading an individual or a group and is motivated in whole or in part by the perpetrator’s bias against a particular group. Experiencing prejudice, stigma, or discriminatory attitudes and/or behavior. … UNO’s Bias Assessment and Response ... Read More
  • Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska Policy: Commitment to Free Expression; Guide for Facilities Use; and Education

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: October 11, 2019

    The University of Nebraska honors the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and has long dedicated itself to the free exchange of ideas. … “Freedom of speech” and “freedom of expression” refer to one’s Constitutional right to articulate and express ideas and opinions, through any means, i.e. speaking, writing, or... Read More
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