Partisan Political Activity Policy

Responsible Office or Person: Compliance Officer
Date Revised: November 2014

Scope

This policy covers all students, faculty, and staff of Carroll University.

Policy Statement

Carroll University is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code which prohibits the University from participating or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office.  The law prohibits the University from endorsing candidates for political office or contributing any money, goods, or services to candidates.

Compliance

In order to ensure Carroll's compliance with the restrictions placed on the University as a tax-exempt organization, members of the University community must adhere to the following guidelines: Partisan Political Campaign Events on Campus
When a University organization composed of University faculty, staff, students and other representatives sponsors a partisan political campaign event, there are a number of considerations to keep in mind:

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