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Freedom of Speech and Expression

Free speech is the foundation of higher education. Snow College affirms the inherent value of each individual in our campus community and is committed to freedom of expression and respectful dialogue.

Free Speech Laws and Policies
Freedom of expression is protected by federal and state law and by Snow College policy.
Limits of Free Speech
Speech may not be protected in specific circumstances and Snow College may regulate the time, place, and manner of free expression activities.
Planning an Event
Students are encouraged to create opportunities to gather and learn, but the college may regulate the time, place, and manner of those activities.

FAQ: The First Amendment and Campus Life

The following video is created and provided by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to defending and sustaining the individual rights of students and faculty members at America’s colleges and universities. FIRE provides lessons and resources to inform campus communities about free speech.