NSU Residential Living Guide 2020-2021

RESIDENTIAL LIVING GUIDE 36 as a place of lodging. Residents may have a guest stay overnight for a maximum period not to exceed three days per month with the permission of the resident’s roommate if the roommate is present. Residents are not permitted to have overnight guests during vacation periods when classes are not in session for more than the aforementioned three-day period. The number of overnight guests permitted should not exceed the number of University beds in a room or an apartment. The resident accepts full responsibility for the overnight guests. Any guest under the age of 18 must be approved to stay in advance of their stay. Request for guests under the age of 18 to stay overnight must be presented in writing to the Director of Residential Life and Housing. Weapons Weapons are prohibited on campus. A weapon includes: y y Any item designed to inflict a wound or cause injury to another person y y Any item used to harass, threaten, intimidate, assault, or commit battery y y Any item the university deems dangerous. This includes but is not limited to: firearms, ammunition, fireworks (including sparklers and smoke bombs), explosives, dangerous/ flammable chemicals (liquids, solvents, gases), BB/pellet guns, airsoft guns, weapons for sport (including paintball guns, bow and arrows, diving knives, hunting weapons, etc.), stun guns, swords, switchblades, knives, slingshots, martial arts and medieval weapons. For more information on the policies mandated by Public Safety, please see Firearms or Other Weapons Strictly Prohibited on Campus on page 5 of the Campus Safety Handbook at nova.edu/publicsafety/forms/ campus_safety_handbook.pdf. written approval of the appropriate University authority. y y Any 50-watt to 125-watt light stands with white or colors plastic covers. Visitation and Overnight Guests Policies In order to insure adequate security in the residence halls, students and guests may be required to present identification upon request. Guests may visit residents’ rooms only by invitation, and the resident shall at all times be responsible for the conduct and actions of guests. Resident’s guest must be accompanied by the resident at all times. A resident shall be permitted to entertain guests only with the expressed permission of his or her roommate(s) if the roommate is present. Dress standards must be observed, which means appropriate attire at all times. The residence hall staff and university public safety have the right to ask a guest to leave at any time. A resident who allows a guest to visit that has been “banned” from visiting in the residence halls or surrounding grounds may be subject to disciplinary action. No daily guest(s) may be in possession of resident keys/cards at any time, for any reason. Any daily guest found using a resident’s key or card will result in a judicial meeting between the Area Coordinator of the residence hall and the resident. The Residential Life and Housing staff is authorized to impose an administrative charge upon the assigned occupant(s) of a residence of $25.00 per night for each overnight guest or sponsors who are in violation of the visitation and overnight guest policy. Residents who have recently checked out of the residence halls may not become an “overnight guest” unless at least one-month period has elapsed. Leo Goodwin Sr. Hall, The Commons, Founders, Farquhar, Vettel, Cultural Living Center, Mako Hall and Rolling Hills An overnight guest is considered to be a visitor utilizing the room of a resident student