Saginaw Valley State University
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|Public or Private:||Public|
|Federal Circuit:||Sixth Circuit|
|Head of Institution:||President Eric R Gilbertson
Saginaw Valley State University
Wickes Hall 349
University Center, MI 48710
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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: Code of Conduct- Assault-Verbal 12-13
behavior or communicate the intent to engage in assaultive
behaviors (including written or electronic transmissions), verbal
threats, self-destructive behaviors or gestures or other conduct to
cause danger to the personal, mental or physical health, safety or
welfare of members of the University community or visitors to
Student Handbook: Code of Conduct- Stalking/Harassment 12-13
conduct involving harassment of another individual that would
cause a reasonable person to feel terrorized, frightened,
intimidated, threatened, harassed, or molested, or that actually
causes the victim to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated,
threatened, harassed, or molested.
Student Handbook: Anti-Harassment/Discrimination Policy 12-13
request for sexual favors, or verbal or physical conduct of a sexual
nature when (a) submission to or rejection of such advances,
requests or conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or
condition of employment, education, housing or participation in any
University activity; or (b) such advances, requests or conduct have
the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s
employment, education, housing or participation in any University
activity by creating an intimidating, hostile, humiliating or sexually
offensive environment. It is the University’s policy to vigorously
enforce these prohibitions.
conduct before it becomes severe or frequent.
Free Speech Zones
Student Handbook: Code of Conduct- Demonstrations and Assemblages 12-13
SVSU General Posting Policies 12-13
their posting privileges revoked. Disciplinary action through the Code of Student Conduct may be pursued
if a student or student organization violates any part of the posting policy.
student organizations, University departments and other approved groups at Saginaw Valley State
University for non-commercial purposes. Approval must be obtained by Student Life by submitting a
General Posting Request Form. Student Life staff will approve and post all materials.
Internet Usage Policies
Internet and Network Resources Acceptable Use Policy 12-13
Advertised Commitments to Free Expression
Student Handbook: Student Rights and Responsibilities- Rights of Citizenship 12-13
academic community, enjoy the same freedom of speech, peaceful
assembly, and right of petition that other citizens enjoy.
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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.