Use of Outdoor Areas for Expressive Activities 13-14

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Pennsylvania State University – University Park Statement Rating: Green

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A university is inherently a marketplace of ideas, and Penn State encourages and protects the rights of members of the University community to express divergent viewpoints and opinions on matters of concern.

Based upon careful study, the following areas of the University Park Campus have been designated as areas suitable for expressive activity:

  • Old Main front patio
  • Allen Street Gate Plaza
  • Willard Building patio area between Willard and Obelisk
  • Palmer Art Museum Plaza
  • Northwest corner of Shortlidge Rd. and College Avenue
  • Fisher Plaza
  • IST Plaza
  • Pattee Library Mall entrance plaza
  • HUB-Robeson – Rear sidewalk pad (not the Patio)
  • HUB-Robeson – Lawn
  • Osmond Fountain Area (after 5pm)
  • Area under the Willaman Gateway to the Life Sciences

With a proper reservation, a group will have exclusive use of the reserved location and may not transfer the reservation to or allow use of the location by any other group. If a location has not been reserved, it will be available for use by a group, consistent with the other requirements of this policy.

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