Approved by: Residence Life
History: Updated 2023
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The right to enter or search a room by an authorized College representative is exercised with discretion. A reasonable effort will be made to have the resident present if it is necessary and appropriate to enter.
Before entering a room, a staff member will knock on the door, announce themselves, and then enter. The professional staff may require hall staff to perform periodic “room checks” during a semester to make sure that conditions do not exist in rooms that constitute health, safety or fire hazards. Hall staff will attempt to notify residents in advance of a scheduled room check.
Residents may be required to clean their room or make other appropriate changes to correct any hazardous conditions. Items that violate College policies and are left in plain sight during room checks will be confiscated and transferred to campus officials as evidence for disciplinary action.
The College reserves the right for its authorized personnel to enter rooms for the following reasons: