This policy applies to all advertising and promotion in whatever format. Examples are books, brochures, posters, programs, directories, newspapers, signs, radio, and television, video, audio tape, and electronic computer generated programming. This policy also applies to all events and activities organized by or sponsors by University departments or registered student organizations.
- Only University recognized organizations are allowed to advertise on campus, except when approval is received from the Director of Student Development.
- Advertising which encourages students at the University to purchase reports and/or research material done by others is not acceptable.
- Advertising which requires the reader to send money to obtain further information on the product is not acceptable.
- Advertising deemed offensive or in poor taste is not acceptable. This may include, but is not limited to, advertisements derogatory to individuals or groups.
- Products which encourage violations of city, state, or federal laws and regulations are not acceptable.
- Two local references for ads of a “questionable” nature will be required. This includes, but is not limited to, masseurs and masseuses, dating services, escort services, models, pregnancy referral, adoption services and “get rich quick” promotions, as interpreted by the Director of Student Development. Ads must include a street address and phone number.
- Posters, flyers and handbills and other marketing items must comply with both the posting policy set forth above and the guidelines concerning the distribution of literature as stated in this publication.
- Using chalk to write on concrete sidewalks is allowed. All chalking must be approved by the Director of Student Development prior to its use. The name and phone number of the responsible party should be submitted with the message. Chalking can be done 72 hours prior to an event and should be removed within 72 hours after the function.
- All other advertising mediums besides those listed above must receive the approval of the Director of Student Development before implementation.
- The University reserves the right to remove any advertising that does not follow University policy.