Student Handbook: Free Speech and Open Expression on Campus 13-14

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Purdue University Calumet Statement Rating: Yellow

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Founder’s Plaza (see attached map) has been designated as the preferred public area on the Purdue Calumet campus. This means that Founder’s Plaza is open to orderly unsupervised access by faculty, staff, students and visitors for all lawful uses, including demonstrations, rallies and protests. This is because the intended purpose of the event is likely to have the greatest effect here, due to its high visibility and easy access. … Persons interested in exercising their rights of expression in Founder’s Plaza are encouraged but not required to reserve it for their events.

Some University facilities where official University activities are carried out and which are not open public forum are available for use by reservation, subject to availability. … If space is being reserved, all forms (the “Demonstrations, Rally and Protest Form” and the “Scheduling and Event Form” must be submitted five (5) business days prior to the scheduled event. The five day requirement may be waived if circumstances require a more timely response.

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