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No student or student organization shall engage in advertising or selling any goods, services or tickets, nor shall they solicit for any purpose whatsoever on university property or in university buildings, without first obtaining the written approval of the coordinator of clubs and organizations. Sales and solicitation may only take place in the areas designated by the University Unions. (For activities in residential buildings, refer to J36-103.)

J36-101.1 Students or student organizations must obtain written approval from the coordinator of clubs and organizations, before petitioning or surveying students. Surveys that are a part of an academic requirement must be approved by the instructor, academic unit head and college dean before approval will be given by the coordinator of student organization development.

J36-101.2 No student, non-university-related organizations or individuals may sell or solicit on the campus for any purpose whatsoever without first obtaining the sponsorship of a recognized student organization. The sponsoring organization must obtain the written approval of the coordinator of student organization development, make all arrangements for space, acknowledge sponsorship in writing and delineate the financial arrangements between the sponsor and the non-university organization or individual.

J36-101.3 Sales or solicitation involving food items require additional approval by the director of the dining services department. Sales or solicitation of merchandise require additional approval by the director of the university bookstore.

J36-101.4 All students or organizations that solicit off campus on behalf of a group or organization associated with JMU must have the written approval of the Vice President of University Advancement and the University Unions.

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