1. Advertising for Club/Organization-Sponsored Events
a. No more than 50 table tents are allowed per event.
b. No more than one twin-size bed sheet (or banner of the same size) can be used per event.
c. Advertising is only allowed on designated bulletin boards across campus or on smooth surfaces (glass, painted or finished surfaces, or doors) using ONLY clear mounting squares. No advertisements may be placed on rock/stone work, poles, or chalk or white boards.
d. Advertisements must be removed within 48 hours of the event.
e. The name(s) of sponsoring organizations must be printed on each poster (refer to policy 4).
f. All club/organization advertising for events that have been funded by the SGA must include on the advertisement in clearly visible font, "This event sponsored by the Student Government Association."
2. Advertising for General Club/Organization Information and Meetings
a. No more than 40 informational fliers [8.5" x 11"] are allowed per organization.
1. All Goucher College radio deejays are allowed no more than 20 flyers to advertise for a radio show.
b. Advertising is only allowed on designated bulletin boards across campus. No advertisements may be placed on rock/stone work, poles, or chalk or white boards.
c. Advertising is allowed to stay up indefinitely as long as the club/organization abides by the aforementioned policies. If another club/organization would like to advertise for an event, the group has the right to move the informational flier to another appropriate location to make room for the event advertisement.
d. The name(s) of sponsoring organization(s) must be printed on each poster (refer to policy 4).
3. Chalking Policy
a. All chalking must clearly display the name of the club(s)/organization(s) holding the event.
b. There is no limit on the amount of chalking allowed.
c. Chalking can be placed only on the asphalt and concrete within residential and academic areas of campus. No chalk shall be placed in or on any other locations, including all breezeways.
4. Contact Information
a. The name(s) and the e-mail address(es) of sponsoring club(s)/organization(s) must be clearly displayed on all methods of advertising.
5. Campus Mail
a. Campus-wide mailbox stuffing by student clubs/organizations is banned.
b. Mailings may be used only when sent to people on a predetermined mailing list. All persons on such a mailing list must be added voluntarily.
c. Organizations choosing to send mailing may only use a half-sheet of paper (8.5" x 11"] for advertising purposes.
6. Policy Breach
a. Each club/organization will receive two warnings by e-mail for any advertising violation. The third violation will result in suspension of advertising privileges for the duration of the semester. Subsequent violations will be handled on a case-by-case basis by the SGA vice president of public relations and the assistant director of student engagement for programming.
b. Any advertising that results in property damage may be brought to the attention of the Office of Public Safety.
c. The SGA vice presidents for public relations and clubs, as well as the Office of Student Engagement are responsible for all enforcement activities.
7. Special Exceptions
a. The clerk of elections can design and enforce all campaign advertising as outlined in the SGA Constitution.
b. This advertising policy can be temporarily suspended/altered contingent upon a two-thirds approval by the Student Government Association legislative body.