1200.00 Restricting Access to Campus Property
Adopted June 1994, Revised February 2001, renumbered October 2001, review Scheduled October 2004, Revised July 2008.
SECTION CONTENTS 1210.00 Authority 1220.00 Denial or Restriction of Access to University Property 1230.00 Trespass Warning 1240.00 Appeal of Denial of Access
1210.00 AuthorityThe University may prohibit, limit or otherwise restrict access to or use of its buildings, facilities or other property as may be necessary to provide for the orderly conduct of the University's educational, research and service programs and the safety and security of the campus property, students, employees, guests and other visitors.
1220.00 Denial or Restriction of Access to University Property
- A building
supervisor, a campus police officer or any university official designated by
them, may restrict or deny any person's access to the building or a portion
thereof, if the person engages (or threatens to engage) in conduct which:
- interferes with the orderly operation of the University programs, buildings or other facilities;
- violates the university regulations pertaining to the use of facilities;
- creates reasonable apprehension of harm or injury to persons or property; and/or
- is proscribed by law.
- The President, a campus police officer or any university official designated by them, may restrict or deny any person's access to the entire campus if the person engages in conduct outlined above.
The University official restricting or denying access shall issue a trespass warning (orally or in writing) to the person, if possible. A trespass warning may be issued to students or non-students and may apply to an individual's vehicle as well.
University Police Officers or officials issuing a trespass warning should: (1) identify themselves; (2) advise the person that he/she is on University property and that permission to be on University property is revoked; and (3) inform him/her that if he/she does not leave immediately or if he/she returns, he/she will be arrested and prosecuted for criminal trespass to the full extent of the law. An oral trespass warning should be documented in writing. Prior to issuing the trespass warning, the University Police Department should be notified and a police officer will respond to assist in the warning process upon request.
- Students denied access to campus or any portion thereof may appeal the decision to the Vice President for Student Success or their designee.
- Non-students denied access to campus or any portion thereof may appeal the decision to the Vice President for Administration and Finance or their designee.
- Persons issued a trespass warning may petition to reinstate the right to return to campus upon a showing that: (1) they will abide by the law and university regulations, (2) they have a legitimate purpose for being on campus. Petitions should be in writing and submitted to the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance.