Policy STUA-RES-010

Responsible University Administrator:Vice President for Student Affairs
Responsible Officer:Director of Student Housing Administration
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:03/15/13
Next Review Date:03/15/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:STUA-RES-010
Status:Effective

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY POLICY

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Policy Statement


The University only provides liability for damages or injuries caused by negligence on the part of the University or its employees while working within the scope of their employment. The University is not liable for damage or loss of personal property, failure or interruption of utilities, or unforeseen accidents/injuries. 

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the university’s liabilities for damages or injuries. 

 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


All students of The University of Southern Mississippi community living on campus.  

 


Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-res-010

 


Definitions


 

  

Policy/Procedures


The University only provides liability for damages or injuries caused by negligence on the part of the University or its employees while working within the scope of their employment. The University is not liable for damage or loss of personal property, failure or interruption of utilities, or unforeseen accidents/injuries. Students are strongly encouraged to secure their own personal property loss insurance. The University agrees to exercise reasonable caution with good faith effort to safeguard the health, safety and property of each resident.

 


Review


The Director of Student Housing Administration is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).

 


Forms/Instructions


N/A 

 


Appendices


N/A 

 


Related Information


N/A 

 


History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

03/15/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.