University of Miami
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|Public or Private:||Private|
|Federal Circuit:||Eleventh Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Donna E Shalala
University of Miami
Office of the President
230 Ashe Building
Miami, FL 33146
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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)
Student Rights and Responsibilities: Sexual Harassment Policy 12-13
graphic commentaries about an individual's body, sexually degrading remarks used to describe an
individual, or unwelcome propositions and physical advances of a sexual nature.
Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook: Code of Conduct- Harassment or Harm to Others 12-13
welfare of others, which cause or result in physical or emotional harm to others, or which
intimidate, degrade, demean, threaten, haze or otherwise interfere with another person's rightful
actions or comfort is prohibited.
Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility (Learn More)
Student Rights and Responsibilities: Code of Conduct- Disorderly Conduct 12-13
or controlled property, or at University sponsored or supervised functions is prohibited.
Free Speech Zones
Student Rights and Responsibilities: Demonstration Policy (On Campus) 12-13
Internet Usage Policies
Acceptable Use of Info Tech Resources by Students 12-13
Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook: Online/Internet Social Networking Usage 12-13
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Statement from UM President Donna E. Shalala Regarding Solicitations on Campus: 1/18/06
Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook: Demonstration Policy (On Campus) 12-13
organizations to demonstrate and publicly proclaim any view, however unpopular.
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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.