A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.
|Public or Private:||Private|
|Federal Circuit:||Second Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||Chancellor Eric Spina
300 Tolley Administration Building
Syracuse, NY 13244
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On this page, FIRE has excerpted policies that address speech and expression. You may download the full policy in .pdf form, below.
Restrictions on Expressive Rights
Harassment Policies (Learn More)
Syracuse University Policies: Student Code of Conduct 13-14
Syracuse University Policies: Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Assault Prevention 13-14
Internet Usage Policies
Syracuse University Policies: Computing and Electronic Communications Policy 13-14
Harassment: Harassing others by sending annoying, abusive, profane, threatening, defamatory or offensive messages is prohibited. Some examples include: obscene, threatening, or repeated unnecessary messages; sexually, ethnically, racially, or religiously offensive messages; continuing to send messages after a request to stop; and procedures that hinder a computer session.
Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
Bias Incident Reporting Form 13-14
STOP Bias: What is Bias 13-14
* Telling jokes
* Offensive graffiti or images/drawing
* Avoiding or excluding others ...
*Making jokes or using stereotypes when talking about someone ...
* Making comments on social media about someone’s disability, ethnicity, race, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, or political affiliations/beliefs ...
* Displaying a sign that is color-coded pink for girls and blue for boys ....
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Syracuse University Policies: Campus Disruption Policy 13-14
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in November 2013. According to FIRE’s research the substantive policies are current at least until this date. Directory information, including the name of the president of the college or university, may have been updated more recently. If any policy has been revised, or if you believe that we are in error, please contact us.