Student Handbook: Political Activity 13-14

Category: Other Speech Codes School: Bemidji State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: May 13, 2014

Relevant excerpt

“Political activity” means action by a person or persons promoting the candidacy of an individual or group of individuals or favoring a particular position on a public issue. Such activity may include:

1. Distribution of political literature including handbills, cards, buttons and pamphlets;
2. Requests to sign petitions;
3. Discussions of candidates or issues.

Use of available public areas in University facilities for political activity is encouraged and must be scheduled with the appropriate director of the Building or area involved.

No person or group shall have the right to place political signs, posters, banners or similar material on or in University property. Political student organizations which are recognized under the appropriate University regulations may post signs announcing meetings of the organization.

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