Generally, peaceful, non-obstructive demonstrations should not be interrupted. However, the college has the responsibility to ensure the safety of individuals, the protection of property, and the continuity of the educational process.
If any of the following conditions exist, College Police will terminate the demonstration. Failure to terminate the disruptive activity will result in disciplinary action.
To promote the orderly distribution of ideas expressed by those assembling, demonstrations or assemblies on campus are permitted only at a time and place approved by the Dean of Student Development.
Those persons desiring to assemble and meet in such areas shall obtain a permit from the Dean of Student Development to ensure that all those who wish to hold meetings shall have the opportunity and to prevent conflicts with other campus activities.
The use of placards and signs carried by persons shall also be restricted to the assembly areas.
From time to time you may find yourself face-to-face with an agitated or disruptive individual. Use the following tips to try to deescalate the situation. Remember that if you feel that your, or your peers, safety is at risk do not hesitate to call campus police.
The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The following College official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination policies: Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, 4620 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77504; 281-991-2659; Sandra.Ramirez@sjcd.edu