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Chalking on Sidewalks

Students drawing with sidewalk chalk

  1. Any chalking may be posted on a campus sidewalk if in compliance with the terms of this policy. Paint or semi-permanent markings may not be used for surface markings or any type of signage.
  2. It is illegal to tamper with another organization's or office's chalking. 
  3. The campus reserves the right to clean off and remove any chalking which does not comply with this policy or UWS code.

  4. Chalking (and similar markings) not in compliance of these regulations are not permitted, and therefore done in violation of UWS Ch 18.08(9). The person or person(s) who create such markings are personally subject to enforcement action.
  5. Specifications:
    • Chalking area may be used for a maximum of eight calendar days.
      • Groups should remove markings, if still present, no later than day 8.
    • Sponsor must be clearly stated in the message.
    • Not within 15 feet of any entrance.
    • Must be located outside of any apron, overhang, or area that would shelter it from the weather. (Chalking are expected to be removed with rain/precipitation)
    • Not on any building, sign, structure or wall.
    • Cannot interfere with or overlap someone else's chalking.
    • Restricted to official actions of UW-Green Bay recognized student organizations, academic or administrative unit events, activities, or issues. 
    • Chalking must be in compliance with the University Alcohol Policy.
    • Chalking is NOT permitted in front of the Weidner.