Student Rights, Rules and Responsibilities: Outdoor Assemblies and Events, Solicitation and Dissemination of Viewpoints in Public Areas on Campus

Category: Protest and Demonstration Policies School: University of New Hampshire Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: December 14, 2017

Relevant excerpt

Individual students who wish to solicit for contributions, distribute literature (including requesting a small fee or voluntary contribution for the literature to defray expenses); and engage in sequential, incidental, brief and transitory verbal interactions with passersby on the sidewalks and in the parking lots on campus may do so at any time.

A license/permit shall be required by all students, University units and groups for outdoor assemblies, solicitation, and distribution of literature, and upon approval, shall be issued by the Chief of Police or designee, University of New Hampshire Police Department (862-1427), subject to reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions.  Students engaged in solicitation and distribution of viewpoints as allowed under section 23.2 are not required to obtain a permit.

The unit or group seeking to conduct an outdoor assembly or event shall apply to the Chief of the UNH Police Department or designee for a permit on a form provided by the Department.

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