NSU Residential Living Guide 2023-2024

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 33 2023–2024 RESIDENTIAL LIVING GUIDE 32 Posting and Solicitation Policy Any publicity or marketing to be placed in the Residence Halls must be approved by the Associate Director of Residence Life or designee. No publicity that includes any reference to alcohol or drugs or that contains any discriminatory wording or crude graphics will be allowed. Approval of all publicity is at the final discretion of the Office of Residence Life and senior staff. To post flyers on all RA wings, please provide 60 copies of the flyer to be posted. To post large posters in each hall, please provide 6 large posters to be posted and removed by the Office of Residence Life. When making large quantities of flyers, please bring one to the Leo Goodwin Sr. office to be stamped and make copies after. No publicity can be posted on individual doors of residents. Any other publicity outside of posters can only be approved after discussion with a residence life staff member. All approved publicity must be in compliance with the following posting guidelines: ƒ No marketing materials are allowed to be placed on cars. ƒ No marketing materials can be taped on the glass doors to any of the halls. ƒ All materials must be copied by the organizations sponsoring the event. ƒ All student group and Greek events must have prior approval from the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement. ƒ All publicity materials must be posted with blue painter’s tape. ƒ All events must have direct sponsorship by a recognized NSU office, club or organization. Solicitation includes the distribution of flyers, announcements, and posters, as well as sales, fundraising, and donation seeking in the Residence Halls. Door to door solicitation in the residence halls is prohibited. The Office of Residence Life must approve any solicitation in the halls. For more information on solicitation and posting outside the residence halls, please refer to the current NSU Student Handbook. Entrance into Founders, Farquhar, Vettel, Cultural Living Center Students living in Founders, Farquhar, Vettel, and Cultural Living center must use their NSU SharkCard when entering the building. FFV and CLC residents must go to the Commons lobby front desk to sign in any guest with the security personnel. Failure to carry your NSU ID upon entrance after three times will result in a $25 charge per occurrence and possible conduct action. Guests are required to call the resident and the resident is required to come down to the door to take the resident to get signed in at the Commons front desk. NSU SharkCards Students are required to carry their SharkCards at all times and to present their SharkCard when requested by authorized University personnel, which include but are not limited to staff members of the following: Residence Halls, Food Service, Student Affairs, Bookstore, Library, Recreation and Wellness, Public Safety, Financial Aid, Registrar, and Bursar’s Office. Students may only use their SharkCards and are prohibited from using the SharkCard of another student. Any alteration or illegal use of a SharkCard is prohibited. Possession of a blank, forged, stolen, borrowed, fictitious, counterfeit, or unlawfully issued driver’s license or identification card is prohibited. False SharkCards may be confiscated and destroyed. Making or possessing instruments and materials for counterfeiting SharkCards, driver’s licenses, or any forms of identification are prohibited. If your sharkcard becomes damaged, broken, lost, or stolen, the replacement fee is $25. Safety-Related Policies The following are primary types of unacceptable group or individual behavior: ƒ The projection or dropping of any object or materials which litter University property or which may cause injury to persons or property. Students may not throw, discard, place, or deposit litter in University buildings or University grounds except in receptacles provided for such purposes. Littering may result in a $100.00 fine and may include conduct action. ƒ Students are not to place or attach objects to any window ledges, roofs, or other exteriors of buildings. In addition, residents should never be on any building ledge or roof. ƒ Students shall not play any athletic games in a room, apartment, or common area of a residence hall without proper authorization. This includes rollerblading, biking, and skateboarding. ƒ Trampolines are not allowed to be used in the residence halls or on the University campus. Smoking 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. This includes, but is not limited to, all indoor and outdoor areas and properties. Indoor areas and properties include, but are not limited to, all common work areas, elevators, hallways, university owned or leased vehicles, garages, restrooms, dining areas, employee lounges, conference and meeting rooms, and all other enclosed areas in the workplace. Outdoor areas include, but are not limited to, parking lots, grounds, rooftops, plazas, courtyards, entrance and exit ways, and any other areas of the university campus. Also, smoking and tobacco use is prohibited within personal vehicles when on any property owned or leased by Nova Southeastern University. Residential Drug Policy The illegal possession, use or sale of or any attempt to obtain any illegal drug, drug paraphernalia or controlled substance (including marijuana) is strictly prohibited in the residence facilities. If you choose to possess and/or use illegal controlled substances/paraphernalia, you may be subject to the full extent of law upholdment, student conduct violations, and University Housing and Residence Life Agreement violations, including immediate housing agreement termination. Paraphernalia Drug paraphernalia is considered items possessed with or used in conjunction with controlled substances, which include but are not limited to the following: hookahs, whippets, water pipes, bongs, pipes, syringes, containers, clips, etc. Prescription Drugs Prescription drugs must be in the original pharmacy container from a licensed pharmacist with your legal name listed on the label. Your prescription drugs must be used only as directed by your doctor. Possession or use of marijuana, even if prescribed is prohibited. Refer to the NSU Student Handbook or visit nova. edu/studentconduct. Presence Students present in a housing unit where controlled substances are used or sold may be considered to be possessing or using controlled substances and may be subject to housing agreement termination and conduct action. Responsibility for Contraband Items In the event that any items prohibited by University policies, state laws, or local laws are discovered in University residences and ownership cannot be determined, each of the assigned occupants of the resident unit having knowledge of the presence of or having access to the contraband are considered to be in possession of the items for conduct reasons.