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Institutional Policies

Policy STUA-RES-032

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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-032
Status: Effective

 

 

NOISE POLICY



 


Policy Statement


Residents and residence hall guests should conduct themselves in such a manner as to allow others the quiet enjoyment of the residence hall.

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding loitering outside the residence halls.

 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


 

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

 


Website Address for this Policy


usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-stua-res-032

 


Definitions


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Policy/Procedures


Residents and residence hall guests are to avoid causing excessive noise and/or disruptive behavior. You may be required to use earphones or to remove stereos from the room if the use of such equipment is causing a disturbance. If you encounter a noise problem, please bring it to the attention of the offender. If the problem persists, contact your RA or the RA β€œon duty.” Periodically, RHA and staff functions may receive exception from the quiet hour policy with prior approval from the assistant director. If this occurs, the residents of the respective halls will be notified of the date and time.

 


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.

 

 

 

 

 

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