Student and Student Organization's Advertising: On and Off Campus Activities - Student Affairs (Policy VII-021)

Student and Student Organization's Advertising: On and Off Campus Activities - Student Affairs (Policy VII-021)

Abstract:
Student Affairs policy VII-021 discusses regulations regarding advertising by student organizations on and off campus.
Effective Date:
8/19/2011
Contacts:
None Assigned
Administrative Category:
Applies To:
Students
Material Original Source:
Office of Student Life

Policy Number: SA VII-021
Policy Date: 9/12/00

POLICY STATEMENT
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS


Subject: Student and Student Organization's Advertising: On and Off Campus Activities

Source of Policy: Office of Student Life

Regulations relating to posting of materials shall apply to all students and organizations.  Students and organizations should realize that they are representatives of UAB.  All publicity must reflect good taste and cannot be misleading in purpose or content.

I.  Advertising "On Campus Activities" On/Off Campus

  1. Publicity insinuating or encouraging the direct consumption of alcohol is prohibited.
  2. Publicity having sexual connotations is prohibited.
  3. Buttons, T-shirts, and other publicity items should follow all rules that pertain to advertising.
  4. Signs and other publicity may only be placed on bulletin boards.  They may not be attached to interior walls, doors, windows, over-hangs, exterior walls, fences, utility poles, waste receptacles, signs, signposts, trees, or shrubbery.
  5. Banners may be displayed in the Hill University Center by recognized campus organizations.  Permission is granted on a first come, first served basis.  Information, scheduling and procedure may be obtained from the Hill University Center Scheduling Office, Room 125.  Display of banners on any academic building generally is not permitted.  Any exceptions must be approved by the area responsible for that facility.  Information on who should be contacted can be obtained through the Office of Student Life, HUC 110, 934-4175.
  6. All materials must clearly identify the organization or person placing the sign.
  7. All materials must be removed within 24 hours following the event advertised.
  8. Failure to meet these specifications will result in the removal of all materials, and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.

II.  Advertising "Off Campus Activities" On Campus

  1. Publicity insinuating or encouraging the direct consumption of alcohol is prohibited.
  2. Publicity having sexual connotations is prohibited.
  3. All materials must clearly identify the organization placing the material.
  4. All publicity materials should be removed within 24 hours following the event advertised.
  5. Failure to meet these specifications will result in appropriate disciplinary actions being taken.

III.  While all student organizations' advertising should be in good taste, UAB does not attempt to regulate off-campus advertising of off-campus activities.