University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh

Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Type: Public
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Speech Code Rating

University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh has been given the speech code rating Red. A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more

This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech. This school has adopted the chicago statement for free speech.
  • Gen 1.2: Shared Principles to Guide Interactions Among Members of the University

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    All members of the University have a responsibility to promote and a right to expect: … an environment that is free of harassment and free of insulting and demeaning comments and epithets based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, socioeconomic status, fam... Read More
  • Chapter UWS 18: Conduct on University Lands

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    No person may, with intent to harass, annoy or offend another person, send a message to the person on an electronic mail or other computerized communication system and in that message use any obscene, lewd or profane language or suggest any lewd or lascivious act. Read More
  • Campus Safety Resources: Bias Motivated Incident and Crime Reporting

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    In an effort to prevent bias motivated incidents/behaviors and to help maintain a positive learning, living and working environment within our community, UW Oshkosh tracks the nature of these incidents on and off campus. Examples may include but are not limited to the use of degrading language or slurs, spoken or wr... Read More
  • Community Rights and Responsibilities Handbook: Harassment

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    Harassment can be be based on [race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes as required by law] is verbal or physical conduct or conduct using techn... Read More
  • Gen 1.3.(1): Acceptable Use of Computing Resources Policy

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    Examples of inappropriate and unacceptable use of computing and networking resources include, but are not limited to, the following: … Use of e-mail or messaging services to harass, intimidate, or otherwise annoy another person, for example, by broadcasting unsolicited messages or sending unwanted mail. Read More
  • Gen 1.2.(6): Sexual Harassment Policy

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    Sexual harassment is defined by the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh as follows: Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination. It occurs in a variety of situations which share a common element: the inappropriate introduction of sexual activities or comments into the work, learning or living situation. Often, sex... Read More
  • Community Rights and Responsibilities Handbook: Inclusivity and Diversity

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    Definition of bias and hate: Single or multiple acts toward an individual, group, or their property that are so severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive that they create an unreasonably intimidating, hostile, or offensive work, learning, or program environment, and that one could reasonably conclude are based up... Read More
  • Gen 1.2.(4): Discrimination, Discriminatory Harassment and Retaliation

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: May 8, 2018

    Discriminatory harassment is a form of discrimination consisting of unwelcome verbal, written, graphic or physical conduct that: Is directed at an individual or group of individuals on the basis of the individual or groups of individuals’ actual or perceived protected status, or affiliation or association with pers... Read More
  • University of Wisconsin: Students’ Due Process Rights

    March 13, 2009

    FIRE successfully persuaded the University of Wisconsin’s Board of Regents to affirm due process rights for students, including the option of a hearing before a committee including student peers, attorney representation in the case of serious allegations, and both e-mail and paper notification of proceedings. The Board had proposed changes to the State Administrative Code… Read more