Solicitation involves the sale of products, collection of monies, or promotion done with the intent to obtain something in return. Students should be aware that solicitation in any form is prohibited on campus without prior approval. This includes, but is not limited to, handing out fliers, giving free samples, vending, or recruiting.
Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) must submit requests for solicitation on campus to the Office of Student Engagement via Presence. The Office of Student Engagement will assist student groups in finding a location for any approved solicitation activity.
Student groups who are not RSOs, must submit requests for solicitation on campus to their respective sponsoring College official or department. The College Events Office will assist student groups in finding a location for any approved solicitation activity.
All salespersons and solicitors, including canvassers, distributors, external partners, companies, or organizations wishing to solicit on campus must be invited by or receive prior approval by a sponsoring College official, department, or Registered Student Organization and their advisor.
Any request for solicitation on campus should include the following information:
- A location for the solicitation
- A defined time (start and end time)
- Sponsoring College official, department, or RSO and their advisor
- Name and phone number for day of escorting (must be a College representative)
- The nature of the solicitation