Solicitation

Examples of the types of activity prohibited/restricted by this policy are the following:

  1. The offer or sale of any product or service for purchase on campus;
  2. The solicitation of funds by students or student groups by letter or in person from individuals, companies, or groups by using the name of Saint Peter's University. (Students wishing to raise money through raffles and other means for special projects must receive approval according to the guidelines issued by the Office of Student Activities);
  3. The use of the University's name or its trademarks (unless approved and authorized by the Associate Vice President for Student Life and Development and the Vice President of Finance and Business); and
  4. The setting up or display of any sign or poster, or the distribution of flyers/handbills upon property owned by the University by students, student groups, or nonaffiliated groups, which advertises or otherwise calls attention to any product, service, or activity other than University sponsored products, services, or activities. (Such activity must be approved by the Office of Student Life and Development and must comply with the posting guidelines listed on below.)

Anyone encountering a solicitor without written authorization is asked to report this to Campus Safety, the Associate Vice President for Student Life and Development, or the Dean of Students. In addition, students are cautioned not to purchase or make payment either in cash or by check to any outside salespeople on University property, unless they provide written evidence of authorization by the Vice President of Finance & Business or the Associate Vice President for Student Life and Development. Salespeople found within the residence halls should be reported to the Residence Life and Campus Safety offices immediately