11.12 / Use of University Campus for First Amendment Activities
1. The University
recognizes and supports the rights of individuals and groups to engage in
First Amendment activities. This policy shall be interpreted to support
such activities while simultaneously balancing the rights of students,
employees and visitors who make up the University community.
This allows the University to fulfill its mission as a state
educational institution of Kansas. All individuals are entitled to conduct
their lawful business at the University without interference or
disruption. University buildings,
facilities and grounds are not available for unrestricted use by
individuals and groups for purposes of constitutionally protected speech,
assembly or expression. The
University’s regulations, procedures and requirements are intended to
preserve its mission, its normal functions, and the use of its buildings,
facilities and grounds.
2. All events, activities, individuals and
groups are subject to the procedures, regulations, and requirements of
the University (see link below), Kansas Board of Regents, local
ordinances, state and federal law.
3. A First Amendment
Activity (Event) should be registered with the University
Event Services Office by emailing email@example.com
or calling (316) 978-3475 no later than seventy-two (72) hours prior to
the Event, and by providing a Notification of Intent to be on University
property. The Notification of Intent form is available at www.wichita.edu/ESpolicies
and includes the following information:
- Name, address and
telephone number of the individual, group, entity or organization sponsoring the Event (hereinafter "the
address and telephone number of a contact person for the Sponsor.
- Date, time and requested
location of the Event.
- Nature and purpose of
- Type of sound amplification
devices, if any, to be used.
- Estimated number of people expected to participate
in the Event.
4. The Event may not interfere
with the operational, administration or education activities inside or
outside any University building or otherwise prevent the University from
fulfilling its mission and achieving its primary purpose of providing an
education to its students.
September 29, 2017
Regulations and Requirements for Section 11.12