NDSU Policy Manual: Section 154- Freedom of Speech, Expression, and Assembly

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Open Public Forums – The generally accessible, open, outdoor areas of NDSU’s campus are considered open forums for free speech, subject to reasonable and constitutional time, place, and manner restrictions. If a group desires to utilize amplified sound or have exclusive use of an Open Public Forum, NDSU requires the group to obtain a reservation (See Section 6).

5.1.Any public assembly or guest speaker taking place in an Open Public Forum with an expected attendance of more than 25 participants, including counter-demonstrators, requires a reservation (See Section 6).
5.2.Any public assembly or guest speaker taking place in an Open Public Forum utilizing Amplified Sound requires a reservation (See Section 6).
5.3.When organizing a public assembly taking place in an Open Public Forum with an expected attendance less than 25 participants, including counter-demonstrators, or without the use of Amplified Sound, organizers are encouraged to consult the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will assist in the event taking place in an effective and safe manner that does not disrupt the normal functioning of the University.

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