University of California - Riverside
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Ninth Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||Chancellor Jane C Conoley
University of California - Riverside
Office of the Chancellor
4148 Hinderaker Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
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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)
Residence Hall Handbook: Student Conduct Policies- Abuse, Threatening Behavior, Harassment, Stalking and Violence 12-13
forms of abuse, threats, coercion, harassment, intimidation,
stalking, bullying, unwanted personal contact, violence against
another person or their property or causing the reasonable
apprehension of physical or verbal harm, are prohibited. This
policy includes but, is not limited to, physical, electronic,
written, and verbal interactions.
Standards of Conduct: Sexual, Racial, and Other Forms of Harassment 12-13
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Residence Hall Handbook: Student Conduct Policies - Disorderly Conduct 12-13
or obscene conduct or expression (including oral, visual,
and other means), is prohibited. Viewing of sexually explicit
materials or engaging in sexual acts in common areas is not
UCR Principles of Community 12-13
and commitment to creating and fostering a respectful, cooperative, professional
and courteous campus environment. Implicit in this mutual respect is the right of
each of us to live, study, teach, and work free from harassment or denigration on
the basis of race/ethnicity, age, religious or political preference, gender,
transgender, sexual orientation, nation of origin, or physical abilities. Any violation of
this right by verbal or written abuse, threats, harassment, intimidation, or violence
against person or property will be considered a violation of the principles of
community that are an integral part of the University of California's focus, goals, and
mission (and subject to sanction according to University policies and procedures).
Free Speech Zones
Events Policy: Public Assembly and Expression- Time, Place and Manner 12-13
Internet Usage Policies
Residence Hall Handbook: Computing Policies- Online Harassment 12-13
abuse or harassment are not permitted. This includes the
use of the network to connect to and use 3rd-party sites (i.e.
MySpace, Facebook, etc.) for the purpose of abuse and/or
Electronic Communications Policy 12-13
Policies on Bias and Hate Speech
University of California Campus Climate 12-13
You may report in a variety of ways:
*Report anonymously or by name, via this Campus Climate page, by selecting the University of California campus where the incident occurred from the list to the right and clicking "Continue".
* Report anonymously to an appropriate campus office, based on the nature of the incident. Please refer to the website for the campus where the incident occurred.
* Report anonymously via your campus' Bias Reporting page, by selecting your campus from the Local Bias Reporting menu above. If your campus does not appear on this list, there is no local reporting form available. Please use this form, instead.
* File a report with your Campus Police Department, via the Campus Police menu above.
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Policy on Speech and Advocacy 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 February 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.