Guidebook for Residents

2008-2009 Guidebook cover

Director's Welcome

Residence Hall Living

  • Residence Life
  • Office of Residential & First-Year Programs
  • Residence Life Professional Staff
  • Residence Life Undergraduate Staff

Housing Facilities

  • Your Housing License Agreement
  • Refunds and Rebates
  • 2013-2014 Housing Rates
  • Residence Hall Room Options
    • On-Campus, Off-Campus, Commuting, Fraternity Housing, Theme Housing
  • Special Needs Housing Accommodations
  • Residence Life Consolidation and Vacancy Policies
  • Early Arrival/Late Departure Policies
  • Hall Closings & Vacation Breaks
    • Vacation Breaks, Semester Closings, Senior Week Housing, Summer Housing
  • Access to College Property by College Officials

Community Living: Respecting Others

  • Citizenship Pillars
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Sustainability in the Residence Halls
  • RISE (Respecting Individual Students' Expectations about alcohol)
  • Quiet Hours and Noise
  • Visitation Policies
  • Guests
  • Pet Policy
  • Roommate Conflicts
  • Room or Hall Changes
  • How to Change Your Room
  • Administrative Moves Related to Behavior and/or Conduct
  • Leave of Absence or Withdrawal from the College
  • Room Vacancies

Needing a Helping Hand: Working with the Residence Life Staff

  • Staff on Duty
  • Keys and Lockouts

Rules and Regulations

  • Discipline
  • Alcohol & Drug Policy
  • Firearms, Knives, Pellet Guns and Other Weapons
  • Life Safety Inspections
  • Fire Alarms
  • Emergency Building Evacuation
  • Fire Safety Equipment
  • Security Services, Guidelines and Regulations
  • Prohibited Conduct
  • Prohibited Items

Making Your Residence Hall Your Home

  • Maintenance Needs
  • Room/Apartment Condition Reports
  • Common Area Damage and Vandalism
  • Room Damage
  • Contesting Damage Charges
  • Air-Conditioning Requirements
  • Room Decorating
  • Furnishings
  • Room, Restroom, Hallway and Lounge Cleaning
  • Expectations of Residents

Your Personal Belongings and Important Insurance Information

  • Student Necessities
  • Bicycles
  • Storage
  • Student Property
  • Liability Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance

Campus Resources

  • Cable TV Service
  • Illness and Injury
  • Mail Delivery
  • Parking
  • Telephone Service

Addendum to Housing License Agreement