Democratically organized, TC3 operates with a strict code of conduct that requires sobriety, nonviolence, cooperation, and participation. Eligibility is based on government-issued photo ID, and security workers are on duty 24 hours a day.
Prior to TC3’s setting up on the SPU campus, students, faculty, and staff, along with 27 local churches and organizations, lined up to welcome and serve the new neighbors. During the next three months, these were some of the SPU community projects:
Tent City 3 is now expected to return to the SPU campus every three years.