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Revised 7/15/98

 

 

Section 400 – Student Affairs

 

 

413      FREE EXPRESSION

 

 

POLICY

 

Georgia Perimeter College supports free expression as stated in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  The College in no way supports, fails to support, agrees, or disagrees with ideas that may be voiced in the Free Expression Area but does make provision for the expression of diverse viewpoints in an academic setting.

 

 

PROCEDURE

 

A.        Each campus procedure shall identify a particular area as the Free Expression Area.  The campus Office of Student Life shall be responsible for identifying the Free Expression Area.

 

B.         The first priority for use of the area will be given to student activities, academic and    administrative uses.

 

C.        Individuals and/or groups wishing to use the Free Expression Area must complete a Free Expression Application form at least three (3) working days in advance.  Registration forms may be obtained from the campus Office of Student Life.  

 

D.        Any publicity material must be submitted with the application form.  Upon approval, copies of the application form and any publicity material shall be distributed to the campus Provost, the Director of Protective Services, the Dean of Student Services and the applicant.

 

E.         The Free Expression Area may be used during the following hours (when classes are in session):

 

            Monday through Thursday                    11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday                                                  11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

 

F.         Individuals using the Free Expression Area should have a copy of the approved            

     registration with them during those times the area is being used.

 

G.        Persons utilizing the Free Expression Area shall not interfere with the free flow of

            traffic nor the ingress and egress to buildings on campus.

 

H.        No interruption of the orderly conduct of college classes or other college activities

shall be permitted.

 

I.          No commercial solicitations, campus sales or fundraising activities shall be

            undertaken in the Free Expression Area.

 

 

J.          The individual filing the Free Expression Registration Form shall be responsible for seeing that the area is left clean and in good repair.

 

K.        The organization/individuals using the area must supply their own tables, chairs,

            etc.   No sound amplification devices may be used at any time.

 

 

Approved by CAB 1/25/01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia Perimeter College

Free Expression Application Form

 

 

Georgia Perimeter College supports free expression as stated in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Each campus has identified a particular area as the Free Expression Area.  The Office of Student Life can identify this area for you.

 

Use of the Free Expression Area and any publicity material must be approved through the Office of Student Life at least three (3) working days in advance.  The first priority for use of the area will be given to student activities, academic and administrative uses.  Other uses will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Name of Individual Making Representation (Primary Contact) __________________________________________________

 

I am a (check one)

               

r     Georgia Perimeter College student                                  Campus Free Expression Location:

 

r  Georgia Perimeter College faculty/staff                          _____________________________

 

r     Other

 

Name of organization you represent: ญญญญญญญญญญญ_______________________________________________________________________

 

Address of organization: _________________________________________________________________________________

 

Phone #: _________________________________(Day) ____________________________________(Evening)

 

Date(s) Free Expression area is requested: ___________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Time(s) Free Expression Area is requested:  (The area is available 11:00am – 1:00pm & 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Monday through Thursday and 11:00am – 1:00pm Friday, when classes are in session)  ____________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

All users of the area shall observe the following regulations:

 

1.        No interference with the free flow of traffic nor the ingress and egress to buildings on the campus.

 

2.        No interruption of the orderly conduct of college classes or other college activities.

 

3.        No commercial solicitations, campus sales or fundraising activities shall be undertaken in the Free Expression Area.

 

4.        The individual who makes the application shall be responsible for seeing that the area is left clean and in good repair.

 

5.        The organization/individuals using the area must supply their own tables, chairs, etc.  No sound amplification devices may be used at any time.

 

6.        The primary contact in signing this form acknowledges that he/she has read and received the Georgia Perimeter College policy on free expression included in this form.

 

In establishing this policy, the college in no way supports, fails to support, agrees nor disagrees with ideas that may be voiced in the Free Expression Area but simply makes provision for a diversity of viewpoints to be expressed in an academic setting.

 

My signature below acknowledges that I have been made aware of the Free Expression Policy as described in the Georgia Perimeter College Student Handbook.

 

 

 

____________________________________________________________                        _____________________

Signature                                                                                                                                 Date

 

Approval/Student Life Director _____________________________________                  ______________________

                                                                                                                                                Date

 

 

 

C: Provost, Director of Protective Services, Dean of Student Services, Applicant