Student Handbook: Free Speech, Expression, and Assembly of Students, Faculty, and Staff

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Members of the College Community may conduct expressive activity in the publicly accessible outdoor portions of campus, excluding parking lots, parking garages, driveways, and entrances to buildings. Expressive activity may not impede the free flow of pedestrian or vehicular traffic through campus, nor may it impede access to buildings or the regular operation of the College. Some outdoor spaces are available for advance reservation through the Office of Student Affairs (e.g. Stern Center Garden) in accordance with their Facility Use Policy.

It is strongly recommended that members of the College Community planning expressive activity likely to include 50 or more people, or likely to require security regardless of size, give as much advance notice as possible to the Executive Vice President for Student Affairs—and preferably notice of at least one week.

Nothing in this policy is intended to infringe upon any legal rights regarding freedom of speech. Application of the policy shall not be arbitrary or capricious and shall not be based upon the content of the proposed speech and nothing in this policy shall be interpreted in such a way as to discriminate on the basis of viewpoint or content of the expression, including but not limited to political, religious, social or other content.

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