Policy 24.014: Freedom of Expression

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Ohio University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: September 14, 2017

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  1. University employees and students and groups or individuals not affiliated with the university may reserve and use available outdoor spaces for any legal purpose, including to engage in constitutionally protected speech, subject to compliance with the rules set forth in policy number 24.016. The university reserves the right to limit use of some outdoor spaces to university employees and registered students. Users must not materially disrupt educational and research activities and other university operations or interfere with the activities of other users of the space or adjacent areas.
  2. The unscheduled use of outdoor spaces for the purpose of engaging in constitutionally protected speech shall be permitted provided the space has not already been reserved by another user and that the unscheduled use does not result in disruption as defined below.

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