Weber State University

Location: Ogden, Utah
Type: Public

Speech Code Rating

Weber State University 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
  • 6-22 Student Code: Student Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    Examples of such prohibited conduct include but are not limited to the following: … Sexual assault, sexual harassment, or any other non-consensual verbal or physical sexual activity, including the support or assistance of such activities. Read More
  • 6-22 Student Code: Student Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    Examples of such prohibited conduct include but are not limited to the following: … Disorderly, lewd, indecent, defamatory, or obscene conduct or expression on University-owned or controlled property or at University-sponsored or supervised functions or events. Read More
  • 6-22 Student Code: Student Responsibilities

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    Theft or other abuse of computer facilities and resources, including but not limited to: … Use of computing facilities and resources to send obscene or abusive messages. Read More
  • 3-32 Discrimination and Harassment

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    This policy shall not be construed to restrict constitutionally protected expression, even though such expression may be unpleasant or even hateful. Constitutionally protected speech and traditional notions of academic freedom are valued in higher education. These ideals help to create the stimulating and challengin... Read More
  • 7-10 Posting and Distribution of Written Materials on Campus

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Posting and Distribution Policies
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    A visible expiration date shall be stamped by SEC or its designee on all materials. University maintenance personnel or other University officials may remove any postings which do not contain a visible expiration date as defined by this section. Individuals or groups requesting a stamp must provide the name of the i... Read More
  • Housing and Residence Life Community Policies: Verbal and/or Physical Abuse

    Speech Code Rating: Yellow
    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    Residents and guests are to treat all neighbors, apartment mates, visitors, WSU Housing staff, and University officials with courtesy and respect. Verbal abuse will not be tolerated including swearing, name calling or any other language offensive or demeaning to the person. Physical violence of any type will not be ... Read More
  • 6-22 Student Code: Student Rights

    Speech Code Rating: Green
    Speech Code Category: Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
    Last updated: September 20, 2018

    Weber State University students retain and enjoy all rights guaranteed to citizens by the Constitution and laws of the United States and the Constitution and laws of the State of Utah. Examples of such rights include but are not limited to the following: … The right of free inquiry, expression, and assembly su... Read More
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