University of Texas at El Paso

Location: El Paso, Texas
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of Texas at El Paso 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
  • Handbook of Operating Procedures: Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct- Definitions

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 12, 2018

    3.12.7 Other Inappropriate Sexual Conduct – Includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature directed towards another individual that does not rise to the level of sexual harassment but is unprofessional, inappropriate for the workplace or classroom and... Read More
  • Handbook of Operating Procedures: Speech, Expression and Assembly- General Rule on Public Assemblies

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 12, 2018

    “Publicly assemble” and “public assembly” include any gathering of persons, including discussions, rallies, and demonstrations. … University persons and organizations may publicly assemble on campus in any place where, at the time of the assembly, the persons assembling are permitted to... Read More
  • Handbook of Operating Procedures: Speech, Expression, and Assembly- Governing Principle

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 12, 2018

    The freedoms of speech, expression, and assembly are fundamental rights of all persons and are central to the mission of the University. Students, faculty, and staff have the right to assemble, to speak, and to attempt to attract the attention of others, and corresponding rights to hear the speech of others when the... Read More
  • Handbook of Operating Procedures: Speech, Expression and Assembly- Prohibited Expression

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 12, 2018

    2.2.4.1 No person shall make, distribute, or display on the campus any statement that constitutes verbal harassment of any other person. This section applies to all speech on the campus, including speech that is part of teaching, research, or other official functions of the University. “Verbal harassment”... Read More
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