CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

34 Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook B.34 Residential Life Policies and Procedures All residents and/or guests in the residential buildings are required to comply with the Residential Life Policies and Procedures at all times. A complete list of policies are included in the Residential Living Guide available online. B.35 Retaliation To directly harass or threaten, to engage another person to commit an act on your behalf against, or otherwise commit an act against, another student who has reported a possible policy violation or who has participated in an investigation into the possible violation of a policy, is prohibited. B.36 Smoking/Tobacco-Free Policy Smoking and tobacco use are prohibited in all Nova Southeastern University facilities and on all university property and other properties owned or leased by the university, with no exception. For purposes of this policy, “smoking” is defined as inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying, or possessing any lighted tobacco product including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, and any other lit tobacco products. For the purposes of this policy, “tobacco use” is defined as the personal use of any tobacco product, whether intended to be lit or not, which shall include smoking as defined above, as well as the use of an electronic cigarette or any other device intended to simulate smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco, including snuff; chewing tobacco; smokeless pouches; or any other form of loose-leaf, smokeless tobacco; as well as the use of unlit cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco. Additional information on the Tobacco-Free Policy is available online. B.37 Solicitation Solicitation is defined as any approach of one person by another person for the purpose of buying, exchanging, or selling goods or services, or distributing literature to cause a person to buy, exchange, or sell goods or services, or for the purpose of requesting funds, time membership, goods, services and/or equipment or materials to benefit either the university, its employees, outside organizations, or student organizations. Personal solicitation, accosting individuals, hawking, or shouting is strictly prohibited. All student on-campus sales and solicitations must be operated or sponsored by a university-recognized student organization and must receive the proper authorization from the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement . The Office of Residential Life and Housing must approve sales and solicitations in the residence halls. B.38 Sorority and Fraternity Life Manual /Policies Nova Southeastern University students affiliated with Greek Letter organizations are required to abide by the policies outlined by the Sorority and Fraternity Life Manual and the policies. Chapters or individuals can be held responsible for violations of the published policies. B.39 Theft or Unauthorized Possession Students involved in the taking, sale, or possession of property without the consent of its owner or without proper remuneration may be subject to university disciplinary action and a fine, as well as arrest and prosecution by legal authorities.