Student Handbook: General College Policies

Category: Posting and Distribution Policies School: Colby College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: June 12, 2017

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Banners: Banners may be displayed in select locations on camps with prior approval of content and dates from the Office of Campus Life … Messages that can be construed as threats of emotional or physical harm toward an individual or group are not permitted.

Chalking: On occasion, student organizations or individual(s) promote public awareness on issues and concerns by “chalking” various areas of the campus grounds. … Hate speech and/or messages that harass, as well as messages that can be construed as threats of emotional or physical harm toward an individual or group are not permitted.

Violators will be subject to fines and/or disciplinary action, which could include sanctions for harassment and/or hate speech with penalties ranging from warning to suspension.

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