RESIDENTIAL LIVING GUIDE 30 Search and Seizures In the interest of maintaining an environment that facilitates scholarship and provides for the health and safety of resident students, the University reserves the right, when necessary, for authorized University personnel to enter or search a University owned room or apartment. The regulation applies to all living units under the administrative control of Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, Davie Police Officers may enter rooms and conduct searches and seize property in accordance with applicable statutes, policies, rules, and regulations. Any and all evidence resulting from the search procedure shall be considered admissible for any and all University discipline and prosecutorial purposes. Personal Safety Creating a safer residence hall and University community requires your active participation. Ultimately, your safety depends on you. Here are several simple steps, which you can take to help protect yourself, your valuables, and your neighbors: y y Lock your door whenever you leave your room or go to sleep. y y Do not prop or tamper with the locks on the hall entrance or room doors. y y Do not bring people back to the University community who you do not trust and know well. y y Protect your property by engraving it with your name, driver’s license number and state abbreviation. Public Safety can assist you with this. y y Report safety concerns and crimes to the residence hall staff immediately. Additionally, immediately report any crime to Public Safety at (954) 262- 8999.