University of Alaska Fairbanks
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Ninth Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||Chancellor Brian Rogers
University of Alaska Fairbanks
3rd floor Signers' Hall
P.O. Box 757500
Fairbanks, AK 99775
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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)
Regents' Policy and University Regulation: Student Code of Conduct 12-13
1. physical or verbal abuse;
2. sexual harassment;
3. intimidation; or
4. other conduct, including hazing, which unreasonably interferes with or creates a hostile or offensive learning, living, or working environment.
Housing Handbook: Harassment 12-13
purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or
Often it is less obvious, yet equally offensive. Behaviors that may constitute
harassment include: * Racial, ethnic, or other slurs
* Malicious name calling
* Anonymous notes or phone calls
* Derogatory graffiti or electronic mail messages
* Stereotyping the experiences, background, and skills of individuals or
* Threatening members of diverse groups
* Making inconsiderate or mean-spirited jokes
* Imitating stereotypes in speech or mannerisms
* Preventing access to any University resources or activities
* Creating a hostile environment in any University activity
* Attributing objections to any of the above to "hypersensitivity" of the targeted
individual or group
physical conduct of a sexual nature that has the effect of interfering with an individual's living/working environment
and/or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive living or academic environment.
Regents' Policy and University Regulation: Sexual Harassment 12-13
Housing Handbook: General Policies and Procedures- Decorations for Your Room 12-13
Internet Usage Policies
Acceptable Use of Online Resources 12-13
include the following: ... sending, replying to, or forwarding
unsolicited bulk e-mail (spam, chain mail, etc) ... Threatening or harassing communications ... Partisan political activity, e.g., sending email supporting a political party or group.
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Regents' Policy and University Regulation: Freedom of Speech 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.