5.6 Solicitation on Campus

adopted: Dec-1994
last revised: May-2014

As an educational institution, Richland Community College provides an environment that focuses on teaching and learning. As such, students, faculty, and staff shall be free from external solicitation and other non-college or non-employee sponsored activities.

Therefore, any solicitation on campus by non-college or non-employee sponsored organizations is not authorized. All events sponsored through the Office of Student Engagement must be approved in advance by the Vice President of Student Success. All other College-sponsored events must be approved in advance by the Vice President of Finance and Administration or designee. Such activities must be conducted according to College procedures.

The distribution of signs, handbills, and advertising related to events sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement must be approved in advance by the Vice President of Student Success.

Any other distribution of such materials must be approved in advance by the Vice President of Finance and Administration or designee. Such distribution must be consistent with the mission of the College.

All approved College or employee-sponsored solicitation must be conducted in a manner that is not disruptive to College operations. The College retains the right to determine when such activities become disruptive.