Student Code of Conduct: Special Event/Late Night Event Policy 13-14

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Georgia State University Statement Rating: Yellow

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For purposes of this policy, “late night events” shall mean events expected to end at 11 p.m. or later and “special events” shall mean events that 300 or more guests are reasonably expected to attend or that pose a security concern for some other reason, as determined in the sole discretion of the University.

The organization must obtain all of the approvals and signatures from the Student/University Center, Georgia State University Police, organization’s faculty/staff advisor and event venue at least 10 business days prior to the scheduled event. A meeting will be scheduled with all respective officials in order to review the security plan for the event. Final approval is given by the Student Organization Advisor. Requests not meeting the 10 business day approval requirement will not be approved.

The sponsoring organization will be responsible for all costs related to security for the event. The sponsoring organization will develop a security plan with a representative of the Georgia State University Police, in conjunction with the event venue representative and in advance of the event. The police will make decisions on the number of police officers required, the number of hours necessary and the estimated cost.

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