Pet Policy

Policy Number STU-021
Effective Date December 17, 2007
Responsible Office/Person Student Affairs
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Policy Statement
Dogs, cats and other pets are not allowed in any campus buildings, including residence halls and apartments. Any pets brought on University grounds must be leashed.

To safeguard all persons on campus and protect their freedom of movement, dogs, cats, and other pets are not allowed on any of the University’s buildings, including student housing. Services animals accompanying individuals who are disabled in an exception to this rule.

This policy includes all animals and pets of any kind, with the exception of fish, as stated in the Housing and Residential Life Housing Contract.

These regulations will be strictly enforced and any pets found on campus in violation will be impounded at the owner’s expense. Further, any student alleged to be in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action.

Student Affairs will be responsible for communicating this policy and for the adjudication of violations, when necessary.