Handbook of Student Rights and Responsibilities: Commitment to Freedom of Expression and Civil Discourse Policy

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Gettysburg College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: February 15, 2018

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Prior Notice

  1. For public expression by members of the College community: Members of the College communities are encouraged to give prior notice of their plans to the Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students, at least 48 business hours prior to the event. Faculty members are encouraged to give prior notice of their plans to the Provost’s Office, at least 48 business hours prior to the event. This prior notice will help assure that this policy and these guidelines are followed.

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Location

  1. For public expression by members of the College community: The College reserves the right to relocate or suspend any assembly that becomes disruptive to the normal operations of the College or that violates College policy.
  2. The area in front of Plank Gym, including steps and sidewalk, has been designated as an acceptable location for outdoor demonstrations. Demonstrations or events may not interfere with access to the building.

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