To use the Freedom of Speech area (a.k.a. "Kerr's Corner") you must complete a Request to use Free Speech Area form. Forms must be filled out in the Building 9C Student Center. A Student Life Staff member will sign the request and provide you with a copy. If you are found on campus without authorization Public Safety or a Student Life staff member will ask you to leave the campus immediately. Although you are encouraged to complete the necessary form at least one week in advance you may complete the form on the day you intend to use the Free Speech area. Forms are not available online.
In order to provide an atmosphere in which groups and organizations can function without disrupting the College’s curricular programs, the Governing Board places the following restrictions on the time, place and manner of non-curricular activities at Mt. San Antonio College (CA Ed. Code 48907 sec. b, CA Ed. Code 76120 & AP 5550.1-4, AP 5550.3).
Therefore, per district policies no person shall:
As per the California Education Code Section 48907:
(b) The governing board or body of each school district or charter school and each county board of education shall adopt rules and regulations in the form of a written publications code, which shall include reasonable provisions for the time, place, and manner of conducting such activities within its respective jurisdiction.
The College has set policies by which all members of the public shall abide by while on campus. See below for specific provisions.
The California Education code is state law. Per the California Education Code Section 76120:
76120. The governing board of a community college district shall adopt rules and regulations relating to the exercise of free expression … upon the premises of each community college maintained by the district, which shall include reasonable provisions for the time, place, and manner of conducting such activities … except that expression which … incites students as to create a clear and present danger of the commission of unlawful acts on community college premises, or the violation of lawful community college regulations, or the substantial disruption of the orderly operation of the community college, shall be prohibited.
Office / Department Location:
Office / Department Hours:
Building 9C, Student Center