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Old Dominion University


2201 Bulletin Boards & Posting of Materials

Responsible Oversight Executive: Vice President for Administration and Finance
Date of Current Revision or Creation: December 1, 1988
  1. Purpose

  2. Authority

  3. Definitions

  4. Scope

  5. Policy Statement

    1. No materials shall be posted on trees, windows, walls, doors, or glass panels either inside or outside university buildings. The only excep­tions are materials relating to fire, health, or safety (such materials must be approved for posting by the Director of Public Safety); and materials posted on bulletin boards.

    2. Bulletin boards are provided for the posting of signs, papers, posters, advertisements, etc.

      1. Assigned Bulletin Boards

        1. Bulletin boards are assigned by the Vice President for Adminis­tration and Finance for the exclusive use of academic departments.

        2. Assigned bulletin boards are labeled and are the responsibility of the department to which they are assigned.

        3. No materials may be posted on assigned bulletin boards without authorization of the department.

        4. The department is responsible for removal of unauthorized materials and for keeping posted materials updated.

      2. General Bulletin Boards

        1. General bulletin boards are posted in various campus locations and are available for the use and benefit of the campus commun­ity.

        2. Material posted on general bulletin boards is subject to approval by the Vice President for Student Services or an authorized representative.

        3. Areas designated for the posting of materials are designed to provide a means to advertise campus events, publicize services for students, and inform students, faculty, and staff of off-campus activ­ities. All indi­viduals and organi­zations posting notices are expected to design and display their materials in a manner respect­ful of the diverse beliefs, opinions, and attitudes that exist in an institution of higher learning. Posted items must be educational or informative in nature. Items advocating an infraction of any law, ordinance, or official university regulation may not be displayed and are subject to removal by the Vice President for Student Services or an authorized representa­tive.

  6. Procedures

  7. Responsible Officer

  8. Related Information

Policy History

Policy Formulation Committee (PFC) & Responsible Officer Approval to Proceed:

Responsible Officer Signature


Policy Review Committee (PRC) Approval to Proceed:

Chair, Policy Review Committee (PRC)


Executive Policy Review Committee (EPRC) Approval to Proceed:

Responsible Oversight Executive Signature


University Counsel Approval to Proceed:

University Counsel


Presidential Approval:

/s/ Joseph M. Marchello
December 1, 1988

Previous Revisions

December 1, 1988