Policy Manual: 07.006 Free Speech and Public Assembly on Campus Grounds

University of North Texas

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The University of North Texas (UNT) recognizes that freedom of expression and public assembly are fundamental rights of all persons and are essential components of the education process.


Campus grounds generally are open to students, employees and visitors for expressive activity. However, individuals and organizations are encouraged to reserve areas on campus that are designated for expressive activity. Designated areas may be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis and are subject to the reservation procedures published by the Dean of Students Office and set out in this policy. Only the individuals or organizations that reserve a designated space may use the area for expressive activity during the reserved period. A reservation is required five business days in advance for use of amplified sound, outdoor structure, and/or when a crowd of 50 or more people are anticipated.