The University of Virginia is a community in which the ideals of freedom of inquiry, thought, and expression are respected and sustained. The University is committed to supporting the exercise of constitutionally protected expression in University-controlled facilities and property while maintaining a safe atmosphere free from disruption. The University has issued a "Statement on Free Expression and Free Inquiry," available here.
The University has established requirements for use of its facilities and property in order to focus on its mission, provide a safe environment, and preserve the aesthetics of the Grounds.
The use of University facilities and property must
- not impede student education, academic activities, research, patient care, scheduled events, University functions, residences, or the faculty/staff work environment
- be safe for participants and not generate security issues
- and preserve the integrity and aesthetics of the University’s property.