Amplified Sound

AMPLIFIED SOUND POLICY

In accordance with the KSU Freedom of Expression Policy, amplified sound is prohibited on the Campus Green Zones 1-9 (Kennesaw campus) and by the Globe between the Administration Building and the Joe Mack Wilson Student Center (Marietta campus), except for University-sponsored events. 

Amplified sound for University sponsored events is permitted in other KSU outdoor areas as follows:

STUDENT CENTER TERRACE
Amplified sound allowed ONLY between 12:30 pm and 1:45 pm, Monday - Sunday.

GAZEBO
Amplified sound allowed ONLY between 12:30 pm and 1:45 pm, Monday - Friday as well as Fridays between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm; allowed between 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm, Monday - Thursday; between 12:00 pm and 10:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday.

Any outside areas on either the Marietta or Kennesaw Campus not listed above will be determined on a case-by-basis and approved by the Department of Event and Venue Management pending a reservation request.
 
Amplified sound is permitted in the following indoor areas of the campus:

THE COMMONS
Amplified sound is allowed at the Commons only between 12:30 pm and 1:45 pm, Monday through Friday.

CARMICHAEL STUDENT CENTER
Amplified sound is permitted, both built-in systems and additional PA systems, in all locations in the building.

INDOOR PLAZA (PRILLAMAN HALL)
The Indoor Plaza is approved for use of a small group PA system.  NO live music can be played in the space.

AUDITORIUMS
Additional PA systems are approved to be used in auditoriums.

SOCIAL SCIENCE/CLENDENIN/SCIENCE LAB ATRIUMS
A microphone and small PA system - only during off peak class time.  Acceptable hours below.

  • Monday – Thursday from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Friday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

BURRUSS ATRIUM
No amplified sound

CONVOCATION CENTER ARENA FLOOR
All non-athletic sound requests MUST be reviewed by the Department of Event and Venue Management for approval.

EVENT CENTER
All sound requests MUST be reviewed by the Department of Event and Venue Management for approval.

ALL OTHER INDOOR LOCATIONS
All areas with built-in audio/visual equipment are approved for use of the built-in system at any time. Additional audio equipment is not permitted for these areas.
 

ALL AMPLIFIED SOUND REQUESTS ARE SUBJECT FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL.

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