University Executive Directive #89-13: Time, Place and Manner: Use of Buildings and Grounds

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: San Francisco State University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: March 9, 2017

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The University actively promotes free expression and the exchange of ideas, perspectives and viewpoints. Within the context of this policy, free speech activity includes, but is not limited to the following: pure or symbolic speech, assembly, meeting, demonstrations or rallies, picketing, petitioning, mime and theater, music and singing, and religious or political expression. … There shall be no restrictions on legally-protected free speech activity based on the content of such speech or expression or on the political, religious, or other affiliations of speakers. Speech activity not protected by the U.S. Constitution or by this policy includes defamation, obscenity, terrorist threats, false advertising, and the promotion of actual or imminent violence or harm.

Spontaneous events occasioned by news or issues coming into public knowledge may be held on campus without advance permission so long as they adhere to all University policies and the restrictions outlined above…

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