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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Tenth Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Cindy Ross
Office of the President
2800 W Gore Blvd.
Lawton, OK 73505
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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)
Sexual Harassment Policy 12-13
1. Unwelcome sexual flirtation, advances or propositions for sexual activity, or
2. Continued or repeated verbal abuse of a sexual nature, such as suggestive comments and sexual comments and sexually explicit jokes, or
3. Remarks of a sexual nature to describe a person's body or clothing, or
4. Display of sexually demeaning objects or pictures ....
Code of Student Conduct 12-13
Free Speech Zones
Student Handbook: Expressive Activity- Assemblies 12-13
Any groups desiring to obtain assembly space in any University facility or in open areas, including those referred to in paragraph 1, must submit a written request, with a completed Cameron University ÃƒÂ¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½Request for Activity or Use of University Facility FormÃƒÂ¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½ to the Coordinator of Special Events, who is responsible for coordinating events and calendaring activities. Normally such a request must be received at least two weeks in advance; even emergency requests cannot be acted upon if received less than 72 hours before the proposed starting time of the event. The individual or group requiring space must get signed approval by the appropriate facility supervisors as noted on the Activity/Use of University Facility Form. Additional information is given below
Groups affiliated with the University shall have priority in reserving space.
Nonaffiliated groups and organizations shall be required to pay the current space rental rate for the time and location approved. The Coordinator of Special Events will maintain a list of all charges and rental rates. In addition, a refundable deposit for damage to property shall be required.
Any group whose request for University space is denied shall have the right to appeal that denial to the Vice President for Student Services, provided that the appeal is received at least 72 hours before the proposed event. The Vice President for Student Services shall render a decision at least 24 hours before the proposed event.
Student Handbook: Expressive Activity- Distribution of Pamphlets and Written Materials 12-13
Student Handbook: Expressive Activity- Advertising Policy 12-13
Student Handbook: Expressive Activity- Posting Policy 12-13
Internet Usage Policies
Computer Use Policy 12-13
# using CU computing resources for development, posting, transmission of, or link to, any of the following: commercial or personal advertisements; solutions; promotions; destructive programs; political material; messages which are fraudulent, harassing, obscene, indecent, profane, intimidating, or otherwise unlawful; or any other unauthorized or personal use;
Other Speech Codes
Code of Student Conduct: Conduct Required 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 May 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.