The resident will be responsible for the condition of the room assigned
to him/her. Each room will be inspected by the College hall staff prior to
occupancy, on a monthly basis, and also upon termination of occupancy. Any
lack of cleanliness and/or damage/vandalism to or theft or loss of college
property, including loss of keys issued to the resident, will be charged to
the resident's account. Damage of common areas within the residence hall or
apartments may be pro-rated among the residents of the hall or apartment or
a specific area of the hall. An assessment for loss, based upon an itemized
estimate of loss from damage/vandalism or theft, will be given to the
resident within thirty (30) days of the expiration of the term of the
residence hall occupancy agreement. Questions regarding one's bill may be
directed to the Resident Director of the building. Formal appeals may be
addressed in writing to the Office of Residence Life and Housing.
Billing occurs when damage, vandalism, or a lack of cleanliness occurs in the residence halls or apartment communities. This includes student rooms and common area spaces. Common area spaces include, but are not limited to: entryways, hallways, bathrooms, elevators, lounge spaces, stairwells, etc.
There are two types of damage billing:
Last Modified: March 9, 2011