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TBAMA West Portico

Special Notes

This space is defined as the concrete-covered portico and walkway area directly west of Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium and the adjacent grassy area that falls within the triangle formed by the two closest brick walkways.

Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs.

A banner related to an event at this site may be temporarily affixed to the wall of the West Portico during the time of the event.

Sound system restrictions differ based on affiliation, as discussed in the next two sub-subsections.

A. Affiliated Persons or Groups

Use of the West Portico by persons or groups affiliated with Ohio University is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent auditorium, classroom, and office activity and are consistent with the nature of the College Green.Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs.

A banner related to an event at this site may be temporarily affixed to the wall of the West Portico during the time of the event.

A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B, above.

B. Groups or persons not Affiliated with Ohio University

Use of the West Portico by persons or groups not affiliated with Ohio University is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent auditorium, classroom, and office activity and are consistent with the nature of the College Green.This space is available for use 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs.

A banner related to an event at this site may be temporarily affixed to the wall of the West Portico during the time of the event.

A sound system may be used with permission during the hours of 12 - 1 p.m. and 5 - 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 12 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.

Reservations will be on a first-come, first served basis except that priority will be given to University Departments, registered student organizations, and other official University functions. Reservations of individuals or groups unaffiliated with the University may be moved to accommodate official University functions. In cases where the West Portico is unavailable due to other University operations, the University will designate an alternate site.

Cost

  • Individuals and groups affiliated with Ohio University: Free
    (Please see above for definition of affiliated groups)
  • Groups or persons not affiliated with Ohio University: Free
    (Please see above for definition of unaffiliated groups)

Policy Restrictions

Outdoor space is available for use in accordance with University policy #24.016 “Use of Outdoor Space on the Athens Campus” which provides guidelines for use of outdoor spaces on the Athens campus and ensures that activities may be held on the campus in a manner that does not disrupt the operations of the University. Please review this policy before reserving outdoor space.

Reservations