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Campuses:

University Outdoor Sound Policy

Use of outdoor loudspeakers and outdoor sound is not allowed on campus except from noon - 1 pm on weekdays, 5-9 pm on Fridays, and noon-9 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. (and only during that time with an approved outdoor space permit).

  1. In such instances, the sound level at 50 feet from the source shall not exceed 90 decibels.
  2. Sound measured off the property where the equipment is allowed under the permit shall never be more than fifteen (15) db(A) above the ambient noise level.
  3. The University retains the right to control all volume levels if sound interferes with regular University business.

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