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The 2013-2014 Resident Student Handbook

 

An Introduction to Community Living

  • Welcome
  • Living in a Community
  • Celebrating and Protecting Diversity Within the Residence Area Communities
  • The RPS Staff: A Caring & Dedicated Team
  • Residence Area Advisory Boards
  • Care & Feeding of a Roommate
        1. Getting to Know Each Other
        2. Exploring Each Other's Lifestyle
        3. Roommate Survival Tips
  • The 2013-2014 Resident Advisor Staff

 

Guidelines for Community Living

  • General Guidelines for Community Living
      1. The Residence Area Occupancy Agreement
      2. Memos and On-Going Communication from RPS
      3. Student Identification Cards
  • Safety and Security Guidelines
      1. Fire Alarm/Evacuation & Lockdown Procedures
      2. Fire & Other Safety Equipment
      3. Bomb Threats
      4. Elevator Safety
      5. Window Safety
      6. Candles, Grills and Other Open Flames
      7. Rooftops, Fire Escapes and Other Restricted Areas
      8. Townhouse Balconies
      9. Electrical Appliances/Extension Cords
      10. Cable Television and Telephone Service
      11. Weapons & Fireworks
      12. Keys and Locks
      13. Illegal Entry and Trespassing
      14. Building Security
      15. Guests
      16. Pets
      17. Solicitation, Posting Policy & Private Enterprise
      18. Room Occupancy Limits
      19. Safeguarding Valuables and Other Personal Property
      20. Resident Privacy
  • Guidelines to Ensure the Care of the Facilities
      1. Damage/Vandalism to College Property
      2. Cleanliness
      3. Mandatory Recycling
      4. Sanitation and Personal Hygiene
      5. Playing Sports in the Residence Areas
      6. Decorating Rooms/Apartments
      7. Use of Lounges
      8. Lounge and Bedroom Furniture
      9. Bicycle Storage
      10. Other Storage
      11. Parking and Parking Permits
  • Guidelines for Individual and Interpersonal Behavior
      1. Behavioral Standards
      2. Alcohol Policy
      3. Drugs
      4. Noise Issues
      5. Pledging Activities
      6. Musical Instruments
      7. Room Changes and Room Assignments
      8. Smoking and Tobacco Products
      9. Bathroom Facilities Usage
     

Upholding Community Guidelines

  • Progressive Discipline
  • Discipline Levels
  • Descriptions of Commonly Assigned Sanctions
  • Sample Violations and Probable Sanctions
  • Appeals Process