Demonstrating

DEMONSTRATING on the University's Mt. Pleasant Campus is governed by these policies.
  1. DEMONSTRATING is recognized as a legitimate means of publicly expressing opinions. When DEMONSTRATING occurs on the campus, it must be conducted in a manner which preserves the safety of all persons and property.

  2. DEMONSTRATING is permitted on the campus outside of University buildings, subject to the following restrictions and limitations:

    1. DEMONSTRATING is permitted after 6:30 a.m. and before 8 p.m.

    2. DEMONSTRATING is permitted after 8 p.m. and before 6:30 a.m. provided that the DEMONSTRATION either: 
       
      1. Is registered by the person or group DEMONSTRATING with the University's Chief of Police or designee at least 12 hours before the DEMONSTRATION is to take place, To register, the person or representative must provide his/her name, address and phone number and the name of the group (if any) DEMONSTRATING and the approximate time(s) and location(s) of The DEMONSTRATION.     

        OR

      2. Starts no earlier than 30 minutes before any public event and lasts no longer than 30 minutes after a public event no farther than 300 feet from the site of the event or of the location of the University building in which the event takes place. 
       
    3. DEMONSTRATING may not take place within 25 feet of any window of any classroom or office, within 25 feet of any door of any classroom building or office building, or within 40 feet of any window of any residence hall or University apartment.

    4. DEMONSTRATING may not take place within 50 feet of the gates of any athletics venues during the times audiences are arriving at or leaving an event at those locations.

    5. DEMONSTRATING may not take place within any athletics venues.

  3. DEMONSTRATING will not be permitted inside of any University building.

  4. Demonstrators may not block access to or exit from University buildings, nor may demonstrators interfere with the free movement of persons or vehicles on campus.

  5. Demonstrators may not disrupt instruction, research, administration or other University activities. Disruption may result from noise or actions.

  6. Circumstances may arise in which the President concludes it is necessary to establish more specific conditions for DEMONSTRATIONS. In such a case the President will make a public announcement of the special conditions and the duration of their effect.

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