Campus Policies

Security of Residence Facilities
Individuals found propping doors open in any residence facility will be found in violation of University policy. Sanctions may include fines of up to $100.00.

Windows and Window Screens
Screens and windows should remain in their affixed position. Under no circumstances should any window or screen be removed. Anything thrown out of the window of any residence facility will be considered a violation of University policy.

Searches and Seizures
In the interest of maintaining an environment that facilitates scholarship and provides for the health and safety of resident students, the University reserves the right when necessary, for authorized University personnel to enter or search a University-owned room, apartment, townhouse or house. The regulation applies to all living units under the administration control of the University of Dubuque. Nothing in this policy shall exist to prevent police officers from entering rooms or searching and seizing in accordance with applicable statutes, policies, rules and regulations.

Illegal Entry
Students, guests and all other unauthorized persons are prohibited from entering any University building or room, including residence units, as well as University owned or individually owned vehicles without expressed permission from an authorized University official, faculty or staff member or resident of such housing unit or vehicle.

Visiting Hours
Residents and visitors are restricted from visiting residents of the opposite gender in their rooms/residence during the following hours:

12:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - nights preceding class days
2:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. - nights not preceding class days
All guests and visitors must be escorted by residents at all times. The main lobbies in each traditional hall and Park Village Apartment are open for visitation at all times.

Guests Hours
Residents are welcome to have guests visit campus. Guests may stay in the residence facility for no more than two nights consecutively. Residents must register their guests with the residential facility staff. Residents must also obtain the permission of their roommate(s), if applicable. Guests must sleep on wings/ rooms of their own gender. Guests must observe all University policies and are the responsibility of the resident host. Non-registered guests may be asked to leave the residential facility. No guests under the age of 18 are permitted in the hall unless the guest is a sibling of a resident. Resident siblings under the age of 18 are permitted only with the consent of the Area Coordinator.

Quiet Hours
The following quiet hours are enforced in the residence facilities:

10:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.- nights preceding class days
11:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.- nights not preceding class days

Courtesy hours are in effect at all times. Residents are expected to be aware of other above and/or below them or next to them. Residents are expected to be respectful of other residents' needs to study and rest.

Noise Ordinance: Outside Campus Events
For outside events held within the University of Dubuque campus perimeter, a City of Dubuque permit may be required. 
Please contact the Office of Scheduling and Event Planning to discuss (ext. 3868).