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 Nancy Cantor
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 12-13
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Syracuse University Policies: Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy 12-13
behavior of a sexual nature that relates to the gender or sexual identity of
an individual and that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating or
hostile environment for study, work, or social living.
behavior, from subtle psychological force, to gross physical abuse. These
acts may be visual (such as leering, ogling, and physical gestures conveying a
sexual meaning), verbal (e.g., sexual innuendoes, suggestive remarks, sexually
derogatory jokes), written (e-mail, cartoons or letters), or physical (such as hugging,
pinching or fondling).
Internet Usage Policies
Syracuse University Policies: Computing and Electronic Communications Policy 12-13
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 12-13
STOP Bias: What is Bias 12-13
* Telling jokes
* Offensive graffiti
* Avoiding or excluding others
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Syracuse University Policies: Campus Disruption Policy 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 November 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.