XI. Prohibited Activities

The following activities create a risk of damage, injury or other intrusions on the rights of others and will result in disciplinary action:

 A. Vandalism/Theft: Damage, tampering, or theft of university or personal property. Please report accidental damage immediately.

B. Throwing Items: Throwing or discharging anything from or toward the building, or in the hallway, including water balloons, bottles, cigarette butts, litter, food, balls, rocks, spit, etc.

C. Building Exterior: Being on any part of the building's outside structure, including window sills, window ledges, roofs, attics, walls or railings. Entering or assisting others in accessing any unauthorized areas such as mechanical rooms and or other restricted areas is prohibited.

D. Television Equipment: Satellite Dishes are not allowed to be mounted on the buildings

E. Electrical Overload: Overloading electrical outlets and/or altering existing power or communication infrastructure. Residents will be held responsible for damages caused by these actions. Residents are also responsible for providing surge protection devices for any sensitive electronic equipment used in the facilities.

F. Ceiling/Fire Devices: Attaching items to the water pipes, sprinklers, or smoke detectors is prohibited.

G. Painting: Painting or drawing on the walls of your unit is prohibited.

H. Windows: Removing or tampering with window screens or blocks may lead to financial charges of $300-$400. Many of our screens are custom made and not easily replaced. Secured screens serve a security function. Do not remove window screens except in cases of fire or other emergencies.

I. Hallways & Storage: Staircases and hallways are walkways and must be kept clear at all times. Storing or placing items outside of apartment doors, windows, on ledges, in hallways or on railings is not permitted.

J. Posting: All signs posted in public areas must follow university and department posting policies. In addition, you must get prior approval from the community director.

K. Electronics/Wiring: Running wires or attaching lights outside of your apartment is prohibited.

L. Wheeled Activities: Activities such as cycling, roller-blading, roller skating or skateboarding in the hallways, building entrances and exits, and parking lots are not permitted. Motorized vehicles such as mopeds are prohibited on the walkways and sidewalks

M. Smoking: As of August 1, 2015, the University campus is smoke-free and tobacco-free. Therefore smoking (E-cigs included) or chewing tobacco is not permitted inside any unit or next to any building on campus.

N. Parking: Parking is enforced by the University's Office of Parking & Transportation Services.

O. Inappropriate Access: Entering any unassigned apartment or location without consent will result in legal, university conduct action and/or cancellation of your lease.

P. Community Equipment: Misuse of common area games or equipment; failing to return checked-out equipment promptly.

Q. Activities Prohibited by Law: Any item, activity or behavior that is illegal under local, state or federal law, or deemed by University Staff as not conducive to community living is prohibited. In addition, as a condition of continuing occupancy, a resident may be required to authorize the University to conduct a background check of any possible arrest record or other possible criminal history.