Student Union Facilities & Event Services: Policies- Assembly and Demonstrations

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Georgia Southern University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: August 22, 2018

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Georgia Southern University reaffirms its commitment to the freedoms of speech, expression, and assembly by establishing this policy. Individuals have the right to assemble, to speak, and to attempt to attract the attention of others, and corresponding rights to hear the speech of others when they choose to listen, and to ignore the speech of others when they choose not to listen.

1.   Assemblies and demonstrations must be conducted in compliance with these rules and other applicable University policy and must not:

  • result in a breach of peace or violation of law

  • negatively impact the security, health, and safety of persons and/or property on campus

  • interfere with the free and unimpeded flow of pedestrian and vehicular traffic on campus or the entry or exit into University buildings

  • materially disrupt or interfere with the normal activities of the University

  • damage or destroy University property

Students, faculty, staff, and their registered student organizations may assemble and/or demonstrate anywhere on university grounds between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday as long as the assembly and/or demonstration adheres to the provisions of Item 1.

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