University of North Carolina – Pembroke

Location: Pembroke, North Carolina
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

University of North Carolina – Pembroke has been given the speech code rating Green. Green light institutions are those colleges and universities whose policies nominally protect free speech. Read more
  • POL 04.25.05 – Student Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    3.9 Harassment ~ Sexual: unwelcome verbal, nonverbal, online, graphic, or physical aggression, intimidation, or hostile conduct based on a person’s Protected Status, when such conduct is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it interferes with or limits a person’s ability to participate in or benefit fr... Read More
  • POL 08.00.05 – Acceptable Use Policy

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    Conduct which violates this policy includes, but is not limited to: … The use of the UNCP information technology infrastructure to harass or intimidate others or to create a hostile work or educational environment. … Engaging in conduct that violates applicable university policy or state or federal law. Read More
  • POL 04.25.05 – Student Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Category: Bullying Policies
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    3.2 Bullying: repeated and/or severe aggressive behavior likely to intimidate or intentionally hurt or control another person, physically or mentally, that is not speech or conduct otherwise protected by the First Amendment. 3.2.1 The act of bullying, as defined above, often includes conduct in regards to race, ... Read More
  • REG 11.30.01: Student Code of Conduct Regulation

    Speech Code Category: Other Speech Codes
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    12.1 Obstructing or disrupting teaching, research, or other university activities on university premises. Obstruction and/or disruption may occur through alarming others; making unreasonable noise; creating a hazardous or lewd condition by any act, which violates applicable university policy or regulation. Care ... Read More
  • REG 11.30.02 – Student Rights and Responsibilities Regulation

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    [N]o student may be denied the protection of the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States and Article I of the Constitution of the State of North Carolina, which refer to freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and freedom to assemble peacefully … Read More
  • REG 11.30.01: Student Code of Conduct Regulation

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    14. HARASSMENT, BULLYING, OR INTIMIDATION 14.1 No student shall threaten, coerce, harass or intimidate another person or identifiable group of persons, in a manner that is unlawful or in violation of a constitutionally valid university policy, while on university premises or at university sponsored activities based ... Read More
  • POL 04.05.01 – Free Speech Event Policy

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    4.1.a. The University supports outdoor assembly of persons for free speech activities, including vigils, protests, demonstrations, and similar activities. Therefore, the University is committed to making outdoor space available to university affiliated or unaffiliated groups or individuals for the purposes of free s... Read More
  • Policy Prohibiting Illegal Harassment and Discrimination

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: March 7, 2019

    No student or student group shall engage in conduct, or assist another in the following conduct: … Harassment or intimidation directed toward a particular person or persons that is severe or pervasive and abuses or otherwise unreasonably interferes with another so as to adversely affect their academic pursuits... Read More
  • University of North Carolina System: State of the First Amendment

    January 10, 2006

    FIRE teamed up with the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy to release the Report on the State of the First Amendment in the University of North Carolina System. The Report notes that UNC System’s many speech codes and illiberal restrictions on religious groups would likely not survive a legal challenge. It also… Read more