TMCC College Catalog
with Nevada State Law and the legal and appropriate use of
Regulations Concerning Off-Campus
Organizations that are not affiliated with TMCC must request
approval from to conduct activities or events on the campus.
Procedures for presentation of programs or activities
The presentation of programs or activities that are open
to the entire college population including the student body
and the staff require that the sponsor adhere to the following
A. The sponsor must submit a request to the dean of student
services outlining appropriate details regarding the planned
B. The program must be presented for review by the college
president if the nature of the program, event or activity
is not covered by TMCC and Nevada System of Higher
Education (NSHE) policy and/or if the vice president for
academic affairs and student services feels it is an important
issue for the president and the president’s cabinet to be
aware of the proposed activity.
C. TMCC may charge a rental and/or activity fee to off-campus
organizations. These rates are applied according to campus
rental and activity fee schedules. This rate can be waived
by the president or the Chief Advancement Office and
Executive Director of the Foundation.
Reservation of facilities for meetings or other purposes
A. The sponsor of an approved program must reserve the
desired facility in accordance with campus policy and
availability based on facility space. Determination of the
availability of the facility and reservation confirmation shall
be made by the scheduling office.
B. Facilities are normally available during the regular
operational hours of the college. However, facility use
on days and hours when the college is not offering
instructional programs is possible with approval by the
Chief Advancement Officer and Executive Director of the
Foundation. The college can require the organization to
pay an additional fee for special supervision and security in
C. Programs must be implemented in a manner so as not to
constitute interference with the instructional programs or
general college operations. Only at times when classes are
not in session may sound amplification equipment be used
in any public area except the campus auditorium or on the
grounds outside the building.
Distribution of materials
The college regulations governing the distribution of printed
and manufactured materials is designed to permit maximum
freedom of expression and to prevent attempts to coerce or
intimidate students into buying or receiving printed materials.
A. Organizations desiring to distribute printed and
manufactured material on campus must identify the
organization and request approval from the dean of student
B. Distribution of any non-college related material in
classrooms is expressly prohibited.
C. Advertising material may not be distributed at TMCC
without approval and inclusion of the following disclaimer:
Note: The contents of this document does not reflect the
opinions or endorsement by Truckee Meadows Community
College; not printed or distributed at TMCC expense;
delivery beyond drop-box level is optional.
D. Materials may be distributed only in the designated areas,
the student government office, the atrium or at scheduled
E. Tables may be set up in authorized areas. Requests must be
submitted to the dean of student services. Tables may not be
scheduled for periods longer than one week at a time. These
tables and the distribution of materials must not obstruct
or delay traffic. Organizations distributing materials will be
asked to keep noise at a level that does not interfere with or
interrupt classroom instruction.
F. Tables must be staffed at all times and a placard identifying
the organization must be displayed.
G. Written material of any kind is not to be distributed
in parking areas. Such distribution of materials on the
windshields of cars or any locations that results in littering
may be considered by the college as a violation of the
littering law and the distributor and/or company or
organization responsible for the distribution may be subject
to a fine as determined by campus policy.
H. The collection of signatures for petitions or request for
completion of surveys is subject to the same regulations as
those which govern distribution of materials. Such matters
should be submitted to the dean of student services.
I. TMCC has a fee structure in the rental of space for the
purpose of distributing material on campus. Rates will be
assessed by the scheduling office.
J. Prior to scheduling, the organization requesting the activity
must submit proof of liability insurance for the minimum
amount of $1,000,000.
K. Request for space and distribution of material(s)/form(s)
must be made at least ten working days prior to the planned
Fund raising on campus
College facilities may not be used for the purpose of raising
monies to aid projects not related to some authorized activity
of the College or College group(s) without the permission of the
President. No efforts at conversion and solicitation by univited
non-campus groups or individuals will be permitted on campus.
Posting of materials
Permission may be granted to post materials on a space-
available basis to educational institutions or public service
agencies to announce activities and events.
A. All materials to be posted by students and student
organizations must be approved and stamped at the Dandini
Campus, RDMT 315 by the ASTM (associated students of
B. All materials must clearly designate the sponsoring
C. Material may be authorized for posting only on bulletin
boards located outside classrooms. Any material posted
in unauthorized locations or without stamped approval is
subject to removal.
D. Material may be posted on designated bulletin boards only.
Material may not be posted on doors, windows, painted
surfaces, classrooms, or reserved bulletin boards. Sponsors
are responsible for the removal of their material after the
expiration date or once the material becomes obsolete. Any
obsolete material may be removed by any member of the
E. The number and size of posters any one organization may
post is subject to limitation.