University of North Alabama

Location: Florence, Alabama
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of North Alabama 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 Handbook: University Standards and Behavioral Expectations

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    17) [Unwelcome] Harassment. Any unwelcome conduct based on actual or perceived status including:[sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, sexual orientation or other protected status]. Any unwelcome conduct should be r... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Unwelcome Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Discriminatory and Bias-Related Harassment. Any unwelcome conduct based on actual or perceived status including: [race, color, sex, pregnancy status, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, do... Read More
  • Code of Student Conduct: Bullying and Cyberbullying

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Bullying and cyberbullying are repeated and/or severe aggressive behaviors that intimidate or intentionally harm or control another person physically or emotionally, and are not protected by freedom of expression. Read More
  • University of North Alabama Information Technologies Acceptable Use Statement

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Conduct which involves the misuse of computer facilities and data networks, includes but is not limited to, the following: … Displaying obscene, lewd, or sexually harassing images or text in a public computer facility or location that can be viewed by others. … Read More
  • UNA Interim Policy against Sexual Harassment and other Sexual Misconduct

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Hostile Environment sexual harassment: Under this Policy, hostile environment sexual harassment occurs when unwelcome sexual or sex- and/or gender-based conduct occurs that is determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensives [sic] that it effectively denies a person equal acce... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Free Speech and Assembly

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    The University of North Alabama recognizes that in the community of scholars there are certain indisputable rights to freedom of inquiry, freedom of thought, and freedom of expression. The university encourages the search for truth and knowledge and does not abridge searchers’ rights to reveal their findings, ... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Free Speech and Assembly

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: October 1, 2020

    Reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions will be enforced. However, the enforcement will not depend, in any way, on the subject matter involved in an expressive activity. It is strongly suggested that all activities be registered with the appropriate office based on the building you are intending to reserve i... Read More