Stony Brook University
A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.
|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Second Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Samuel L Stanley
Stony Brook University
The Office of the President
310 Administration Building
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701
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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)
University Student Conduct Code: Sexual Misconduct Policy 12-13
sexually intimidating, abusive, hostile, sufficiently severe, pervasive, AND
objectively offensive to others. This includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual reference or gestures, sexual exploitation, sexual comments, teasing;
sexual slurs, derogatory statements, or other verbal abuse; graphic or sexually
suggestive comments about an individual's attire or body; inquiries or discussions
about sexual activities; sexually suggestive letters or other written materials;
sexual touching, brushing up against another in a sexual manner, graphic or
sexually suggestive gestures, cornering, pinching, grabbing, kissing, or fondling.
Sexual Harassment Policy 12-13
University Student Conduct Code: Offenses Against Persons 12-13
Internet Usage Policies
University Student Conduct Code: Responsible Use of Information Technology 12-13
harass or defame (slander, libel, etc.) any other person.
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Public Assembly 12-13
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in September 2012. 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.