Auburn University Montgomery
A red light university has at least one policy that both clearly and substantially restricts freedom of speech. Read more here.
|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Eleventh Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||Chancellor John G Veres III
Auburn University Montgomery
PO Box 2444023
Montgomery, AL 36124
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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 Handbook: Policy Regarding Harassment and Discrimination of Students 12-13
behavior toward a person or persons, slurs, jokes or other graphic or physical conduct
relating to a student’s race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
disability or veteran status.
bullying, intimidation, harassment, shame, coercion, exerting values of power, lying,
condescension, creating feelings of powerlessness, being made to feel insignificant or
inferior, excessive demands of perfection, inconsistent application of practices, not
providing employees sufficient information to perform, depriving of rights/benefits,
inappropriate nonverbal behaviors, ignoring, belittling, talking down to another, making
judgments and setting up situations for failure.
Free Speech Zones
Student Handbook: Free Speech and Demonstration Regulations 12-13
require speakers to use the free speech area (located in the
Library Plaza-area between the north side of the Library Tower
and the south side of Goodwyn Hall,) or other designated
locations, to avoid unreasonable conflict with the normal
functions and requirements of the University and to assure that
the flow of vehicular and pedestrian traffic will not be impeded.
The area will be available Monday-Friday between the hours of
8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. The event must be scheduled with
Guidelines for Posting Signs on Campus 12-13
avoid offensive or lewd comments or drawings on all publicity materials.
Any materials found objectionable will be rejected for posting by the
approving authorities. Signs posted without approval will be removed, and
the individual or group responsible for posting the signs may be restricted
from further use of bulletin boards on campus.
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The speech codes and policies above were last fully checked via internet and other research means by FIRE in December 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.