University of North Texas

Location: Denton, Texas
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of North Texas 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
  • Policy Manual: 16.005 Prohibition Against Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 29, 2022

    “Sexual Harassment – State” or “State Sexual Harassment” means unwelcome sex-based verbal or physical conduct that: … 2. in the education context, is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that the conduct interferes with a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from educational programs o... Read More
  • Policy Manual: 07.012 University of North Texas Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 29, 2022

    Engaging in physical or verbal abuse, fighting, threats, intimidation, coercion, or any other conduct that threatens or endangers the health, safety or welfare of any person. Speech protected by the Constitutions of the United States and Texas is not a violation of this provision, but fighting words and statements w... Read More
  • Policy Manual: 07.012 University of North Texas Code of Student Conduct

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 29, 2022

    “Sexual Harassment” means the unwelcome, sex-based verbal or physical conduct that: … in the education context, is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that the conduct interferes with a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from educational programs or activities. For purposes of this policy... Read More
  • Policy Manual: 16.005 Prohibition Against Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation – Title IX Sexual Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: July 29, 2022

    “Sexual Harassment – Title IX” or “Title IX Sexual Harassment” means Conduct on the basis of sex that satisfies one or more of the following: … 2. Unwelcome conduct determined by a reasonable person to be so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it effectively denies a person equal access to the Un... Read More
  • Policy Manual: 14.003 Acceptable Use

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: July 29, 2022

    University students may use University information resources for school-related and personal purposes in accordance with this policy and other applicable University policies, and state and federal law, provided personal use does not result in any additional costs to the University. … University information res... Read More
  • Policy Manual: 07.006 Free Speech and Public Assembly on Campus Grounds

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: July 29, 2022

    The University of North Texas (UNT) recognizes that freedom of expression and public assembly are fundamental rights of all persons and are essential components of the education process. … Campus grounds generally are open to students, employees and visitors for expressive activity. However, individuals and or... Read More