NSU Residential Living Guide 2019-2020

RESIDENTIAL LIVING GUIDE 20 These charges, however, may vary due to unforeseeable changes in the price of materials and labor. Charges Interior room key.....................................$75.00 Exterior room key (Suite/Quad)................................$300–$375.00 Mail room key.........................................$75.00 Other Charges Additional cleaning charges. ...................$100.00 Improper checkout..................................$100.00 Lockout outs (each time after the third occurrence)...............................$25.00 False fire alarm ......................................$300.00 Tampering with AC unit/ opening windows....................................$150.00 Room blinds............................................$100.00 Painting/patching (per wall).....................$200.00 Missing screen .......................................$50.00 Mattress.................................................$150.00 Unauthorized pets (per occurrence)......................................$100.00 Unauthorized room change (per occurrence)......................................$200.00 Trash (per bag)........................................$25.00 Vandalism...............................................Labor/ materials *Charges are subject to change. Please see your building Area Coordinator for more information. Decoration Residence Hall Rooms/Apartments While there is opportunity for students to express individuality in decorating their rooms, the following guidelines are to be used: y y Combustible materials are prohibited such as: straw, hay, palm fronds, vines, branches, etc. y y The use of nails, screws, or adhesive substances such as contact paper, glue, double sided tape, or decals on walls, ceilings, floors, doors, or furnishings results in damage to existing surfaces and is therefore prohibited. Common Area/Lounge/ Outdoor Furniture and Equipment Lounges, study rooms, reception lobbies, and other common areas are provided for the comfort and convenience for all students. Furnishings in outside and inside common areas may not be removed from those areas. Students, who take these items to their rooms or elsewhere, on or off campus, are subject to a $100.00 fine in addition to disciplinary action. Charges for loss or damages not able to be assessed to a particular individual will be charged against the wing, floor or building where the loss or damage occurred. Custodial, Pest Control, and Maintenance Services Physical Plant is responsible for the proper maintenance and appearance of the residence hall public areas, such as lounges, halls, common area bathrooms, and stairwells. After a resident checks out of his or her room, housekeeping services will clean the vacant apartment or vacant bedroom/bathroom. Residence Halls are sprayed on a quarterly basis. Keep in mind that most insect problems result from careless handling of food. Keep your room and kitchen area clean. Be certain to keep food wrapped tightly and stored in sealed containers. If your room requires maintenance attention, please contact your RA. Your RA will then contact physical plant and report your request. For maintenance emergencies after office hours, please contact the RA on duty. Damage Fees and Charges Students who are identified as being responsible for damages to residence hall furnishings, structures, or equipment will be charged the appropriate labor, material, and administrative costs necessary to reimburse the Office of Residential Life and Housing for the expenses involved. Damage to a common area as a result of the action of students shall result in a recovery assessment to all students responsible. Below is a listing of costs for various damages.

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