Article 2, Part 4 – University Property and Facilities – In General

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§ 2-405 Protected Speech and Association

  1. The right to speech and association protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, such as peaceful protest and lawful demonstration, is recognized within the university community. The university retains the right to establish parameters to help provide a safe environment, protect property, and promote the proper functioning of the university’s teaching, research, economic development and public service missions and business operations.
  2. Specifically, expressive activities protected by the First Amendment are permitted in outdoor, publicly accessible areas of university property subject to the restrictions in the Expressive Activity on Campus Policy in the Campus Administrative Manual.