NSU Residential Living Guide 2020-2021

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY 35 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. Unauthorized Hazardous Items In order to comply with county and municipal fire and safety regulations, the following items are prohibited: y y Barbecue grills, open coil burners, and other cooking apparatus shall not be used or kept on landings, stairwells, or in student rooms. y y Multi-outlet electrical plugs that are attached to a permanent outlet are not permitted at any time (with the exception of surge protectors). y y All electrical appliances must be attached directly to a permanent outlet or into an approved extension cord. y y The possession or use of gasoline or flammable petroleum products, and canned heat units, within the residence hall living units, is prohibited. This also includes charcoal and lighter fluids. y y Motorcycles, motor scooters, motorbikes, and petroleum-powered all-terrain vehicles are prohibited within residence hall common areas/rooms/ apartments. These motor vehicles must be parked in designated motorcycle parking lots, away from the residence halls. y y Candles, incense, and any other item with an open flame are prohibited. y y Fireworks, combustibles, ammunition, torches, gasoline canisters, and other explosives are prohibited without the 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 disciplinary action. y y 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. y y 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. y y 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. 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