The university will protect the rights of freedom of speech, expression, petition, and peaceful assembly and affirms all rights and freedoms guaranteed under the Constitution of the United States.
Mississippi State University provides forums for the expression of ideas and opinions, such as the following:
1. Traditional public forums include the university's public streets, sidewalks, parks, and similar common areas such as the Drill Field and Junction. These areas are generally available for non-amplified expressive activity, planned or spontaneous, for the individual or small group at any time without the need for reservation or prior approval, unless the space is already scheduled.