University of West Georgia

Location: Carrollton, Georgia
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of West Georgia 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
  • Residence Hall Regulations: Offensive material

    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 25, 2018

    The Housing and Residence Life department encourages and welcomes students to decorate their room in a manner in which they would be comfortable, with discretion. Space outside the interior of one’s assigned room (e.g., visible through windows, and door exteriors) is considered public space and is maintained ... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Sexual Misconduct Policy

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 25, 2018

    Sexual Harassment: Unwelcome verbal, nonverbal, or physical conduct, based on sex or gender stereotypes, that: is implicitly or explicitly a term or condition or status in a course, program, or activity; is a basis for employment/educational decisions; or has the purpose or effect of interfering with one’s work or e... Read More
  • Student Handbook: Student Code of Conduct- Disorderly Conduct

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 25, 2018

    Harassment or threat of harm, whether physical, verbal, oral, or written that is beyond the bounds of protected speech, directed at a specific individual(s), and is so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that it denies or limits an individual’s ability to work, or to participate in or benefit from an ... Read More
  • First Amendment and Protected Activity on Campus

    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 25, 2018

    The University of West Georgia (“UWG or the University”) places great importance on First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and the right to assemble peaceably. The University remains firmly committed to affording groups and individuals the opportunity to engage in peacefu... Read More
  • First Amendment and Protected Activity on Campus

    Speech Code Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies
    Last updated: September 25, 2018

    Free Expression Areas – open outside areas, that are not used for administrative purposes related to the operation of the University or for educationally related activities, that are generally available to the University Community for First Amendment Speech. … Free Expression Areas of campus may be used ... Read More
  • Acceptable Use Policy

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 25, 2018

    5.0 Harassment The following acts constitute computer harassment if the actions are sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent so as to interfere with or limit the recipient’s ability to work or to participate in or benefit from the services, activities, or opportunities offered by UWG: (1) Deliberately using a c... Read More