The purpose of this Policy is to establish the University’s intent to have a work environment that is free from solicitation efforts that do not relate to Lynn University business or interest.


Solicitation by an employee of another employee or University community member during the working time of either employee for any reason is strictly prohibited. Distribution of advertising materials, handbills or other literature, as well as via the University’s email and social media channels, is prohibited in all working areas unless otherwise approved. Under no circumstances may an employee disturb the work of others to solicit or distribute literature to them during their working time.

Persons not employed by Lynn University may not solicit Lynn University employees or University community member for any purposes on University premises. This prohibition does not include University-sponsored activities and events.


Solicitation—includes, canvassing, soliciting or seeking to obtain membership in or support for any organization, requesting contributions, and posting or distributing handbills, pamphlets, petitions, and the like of any kind on University property or using University resources (including without limitation bulletin boards, computers, mail, e-mail and telecommunication systems, photocopiers and telephone lists and databases).

Work Time—that time when an employee is scheduled and expected to be properly engaged in performing his/her work tasks.

Work Areas—all areas of the University except break rooms and other areas designated for non-work use.


Not Applicable.

To learn more about this policy or the supporting procedures, please contact Finance

Policy updated on: Oct. 24, 2018