Free Speech & Distribution of Literature

MiraCosta College supports the rights of students, employees, and members of the public to exercise freedom of speech and expression, subject to the requirements of federal, state, and local laws, and the policies and procedures of the MiraCosta Community College District.

Individuals or organizations can express their free speech rights or arrange to make contact with the campus community in one of four ways: (1) Free Speech Visit (non-commercial), (2) Commercial Visit, (3) Student/Campus Organization Outreach, and (4) Posting and Distribution of Literature.

The Vice President of Student Services, Dr. Richard J. Robertson is responsible for the district's Free Speech and Distribution of Literature Program and is the final arbiter of any decisions rendered by staff.  The Student Activities Office is the department responsible for administering the Free Speech and Distribution of Literature Program.

Governing Documents

Free Speech Visitors (Non-commercial)

Individuals or groups who wish to visit a MiraCosta College site are requested to download the voluntary Request for Campus Contact form, and email or fax it to the Student Activities Office (Oceanside or San Elijo), the Community Learning Center's front desk, or College Police two days before arrival.  Email and fax information is located on the form.

Commercial Visitors

Individuals or groups who wish to visit a MiraCosta College site for commercial purposes must fill out the Request for Campus Contact (Commercial) form at least two days before arrival. A $50 charge per day will be assessed on the organization. Nonprofit organizations are exempt from paying the fee.

Student/Campus Organization Outreach

Student clubs/organizations, Campus Organizations and Campus Organizations (Departments) sponsored visits (college recruiters, Career Center recruiters, etc.) wishing to setup a student contact table must fill out the Request for Campus Contact (Internal) form.