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Policy STUA-RES-033

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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-033
Status: Effective

 

 

OBSTRUCTION OF CORRIDORS, LOBBIES, LOUNGES AND WALKWAYS POLICY


 


Policy Statement


 

In support of state and university fire-safety evacuation codes and out of respect for students with disabilities, it is essential that residents comply with the guideline that all corridors, lobbies, lounges and walkways in and around the halls must be free from any obstructions at all times.

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding obstruction of corridors, lobbies, lounges and walkways.

 


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-033

 


Definitions


N/A


Policy/Procedures


All personal belongings such as bicycles, skateboards, athletic equipment and ironing boards must never be left to obstruct the flow of traffic. All obstructions will be removed by Residence Life staff and will be discarded.

 

Sleeping is not permitted in the corridors, lobbies, lounges and walkways.

 


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


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Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

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

 

 

 

 

 

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