Free Speech

Additional Information

For All Individuals

Handbook of Operating Procedures 2.7.1 Freedom of Expression

Manual of Policies and Procedures for Student Affairs Chapter 6

University of Texas System Regents Rule 40501: Speech and Assembly

University of Texas System Guide

Complaint or Concerns Report Form


For Campus Members

Individuals who are members of the campus community are permitted to express their free speech outdoors.  Faculty, staff, or student organizations are permitted to express their free speech indoors.  The university encouraged organizations to reserve their space; however, it is not a requirement for free speech activity only. 

Reserving Space

Advertising Event & Check-In


Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 13th at 12:00pm - Faculty/Staff Workshop - Zoom

E-mail for zoom information.


For Non-Campus Members

Individuals who are not faculty, staff, or students are permitted to express their free speech anywhere outdoors.  However inside activity is prohibited unless sponsored by a faculty, staff, or student organization. 


General Contact:

For general questions please e-mail and a staff member will be able to assist with your question. 

 Director of Student Engagement - Josh Neaves - - 903.565.5645

Dean of Students - Andrew Pettee - - 903.565.5946

Police Chief - Mike Medders - - 903.565.7300

Vice President for Student Success - Ona Tolliver - - 903.565.5946