University Policy 114: Free Expression and Solicitation

Category: Posting and Distribution Policies, Protest and Demonstration Policies School: Western Carolina University Statement Rating: Green Last updated: December 6, 2018

Relevant excerpt

University Groups,Recognized Student Groups, Non-University Groups and individuals alike may distribute leaflets, brochures or other written materials in any open, exterior campus space;

Subject to Additional Guidelines described below, Recognized Student Groups, University Groups and Individuals may conduct Assemblies or Public Addresses without prior approval at any exterior campus location.  The use of the Picnic Grounds, however, requires the submission of a reservation form to the Director of the University Center at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the Assembly.  Groups comprised of twenty (20) or more persons are encouraged to notify the Director of University Police and Parking Services and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the Assembly/Public Address so that safety measures may be provided if necessary.

Any outdoor kiosk(s), general purpose surface and/or general purpose bulletin board on campus may be used for informational and commercial purposes by any group, including University Group(s), Recognized Student Group(s) and/or Non-University Group(s).

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