Solicitation and Distribution of Services and Materials

 

PURPOSE

To ensure a productive work environment where employees and college operations may function without disruption. This policy applies to employees and non-employees during work time and while on college premises.

 

POLICY

South Plains College strives to establish a work environment that is productive and without undue disruptions to the workday.

  • Soliciting by one employee of another, or collecting from one employee by another, is prohibited while either employee is on work time.
  • Distributing literature and circulating petitions during work time or in work areas at any time is also prohibited.
  • Soliciting by anyone outside the college is prohibited on college premises.
  • Distribution of literature by anyone outside the college is prohibited unless approved by the appropriate person at each campus or center including the dean of students or director of student life (student based distribution) or the director of human resources (employee based literature) on the Levelland campus, the dean of the Reese Center, the executive director of the Lubbock Career and Technical Center, or the director of the Plainview Center. Distribution of materials is limited to the areas designated at the time of approval. Failure to comply may result in loss of privilege to distribute. South Plains College reserves the right to refuse access to anyone.

 

EXCEPTIONS

ORP REPRESENATIVES. ORP representatives may visit with faculty and enrolled staff to service those employee’s accounts. These visits should be arranged during times that will minimize disruption of normal duties. Also, ORP representatives may meet with new employees who are eligible to participate in ORP during New Employee Orientation at specified times and locations.

 

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS. Student organizations may engage in fund raising activities in the Student Union building provided normal staff supervision is available.

 

DEFINITIONS

Work time. All time on the College premises.

Work areas. All areas on the College premises.

 

Approved By: Executive Council
Nature of Revision: Title Change; expansion of approved distribution
Date Issued
: 11/97

 

Date Revised: 3/2019