Animal Policy

  1. Policy Statement

    十大网赌靠谱网址平台网站努力维护安全和欢迎所有学生的设施, 教师, 工作人员, and 游客. 对于一个有宿舍的校园来说,校园里的动物构成了一系列特殊的挑战, instructional, and recreational spaces used by a variety of people. 把动物带进校园的指导方针是为了平衡动物主人的利益和十大网赌靠谱网址平台社区其他成员的利益.

  2. 范围 & 观众

    This policy applies to 员工, 学生, 游客, 承包商, and applicants for admission to or employment with the University.

  3. 定义

    Service Animal – By current Federal regulations, 任何经过单独训练,为残疾人(包括身体残障人士)工作或执行任务的狗, 感觉, 精神病学, 知识, or other mental disability. Examples of work or tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

    • 帮助盲人或视力低下的人进行导航和其他工作
    • 使耳聋或听力有困难的人注意到人或声音的存在
    • Pulling a wheelchair
    • Alerting and protecting individuals during a seizure
    • Alerting individuals to the presence of allergens
    • Alerting individuals when blood sugar reaches high or low levels
    • Retrieving items such as medicine or the telephone
    • 为有行动障碍的人提供平衡和稳定的身体支持和帮助
    • 通过阻止或打断冲动或破坏性行为,帮助精神和神经残疾患者
    • Providing non-violent protection or rescue work

    Emotional Support Animal – Animals that provide a sense of safety, 给有精神或情感障碍或状况的人提供陪伴或安慰. Although these animals may provide therapeutic benefit, they are not considered service animals under Federal regulations.

    Other Animal – 未被指定为服务性动物或情感支持动物的动物.

    University Housing – Includes all residence halls, 联排别墅, village properties rented to 学生, 员工, 或其他, and fraternity housing.

    校园 Building – Includes all academic, administrative, and athletic facilities.

  4. General Requirements

    1. 所有动物必须遵守有关动物接种和许可证要求的适用法律.
    2. 动物不能失控,驯兽师必须采取有效措施控制动物. Under control, 也就是说,动物不应该被允许以破坏校园社区环境的方式反复吠叫.
    3. The animal must be housebroken, and the animal's behavior, 不得对大学社会造成不可处理的干扰或干扰.
    4. 该动物不能对大学或他人的财产造成物理损害,也不能对他人的安全构成直接威胁.
    5. 居民须以安全及卫生的方式清理及妥善处置动物排泄物. The resident is required to ensure the animal is well cared for at all times. Evidence of mistreatment and abuse may result in removal of the animal from campus.
    6. 对于动物在合理损耗以外造成的任何损害,住校可向其收取费用,其程度与大学向他人收取合理损耗以外的损害费用相同.
    7. 动物不得在大学宿舍过夜,由拥有动物的学生以外的任何人照顾. The resident is responsible for ensuring that the animal is contained, as appropriate, when the resident is not present while attending classes or other activities.
    8. 居民同意遵守与其残疾无关的同等适用的居住政策, 例如确保动物不会过度干扰其他居民的日常活动或给居住在那里的个人造成困难.
    9. 大学员工不应被要求为任何动物提供照顾或食物,包括, but not limited to, removing the animal during emergency evacuation for events such as a fire alarm. 紧急救援人员将决定是否转移动物,并可能不承担护理责任, 损害, or loss of the animal.
    10. 当发现其他动物不符合此政策时,应与公共安全办公室联系.
    11. Except as specifically provided below, animals that do not meet these criteria, or who act in other disruptive ways, will not be allowed to remain on campus.
  5. Service Animals

    Service animals are allowed in University Housing and 校园 Buildings. A service animal must be harnessed, 栓着, 或在公共场所拴在一起,除非这些设备干扰服务动物的工作或个人的残疾阻止使用这些设备. 在这种情况下, the individual must use voice, 信号, or other effective means to maintain control of the animal. If the requirements set out in IV and V cannot be met, 在采取任何行动移走动物之前,大学将与该个体进行讨论, 除非需要立即采取行动保护个人或他人的健康和安全.

  6. Emotional Support Animals

    1. Emotional Support Animals in University Housing
      经有执照的心理健康专业人员书面核实,该动物提供的支持至少减轻了现有残疾的一种已查明的症状或影响, 如果通过残疾服务办公室的批准,并在宿舍生活办公室注册,学生可以在大学宿舍饲养情感支持动物. The Office of Residence Life will consider the needs of roommates, apartment-mates, 和一层楼的居民在分配房间时考虑到有情感支持动物的居民.

      只有当因为学生的残疾而有必要时,动物才被允许进入大学宿舍. 如果动物不再需要或不再居住,居民必须书面通知居住生活办公室.

    2. Emotional Support Animals in 校园 Buildings
      Emotional support animals are not allowed in 校园 Buildings. 他们不能进入教室或办公室,也不能被带到体育赛事现场. 此政策的任何例外都必须事先得到残疾服务委员会和教务长办公室的批准.

  7. Other Animals

    Other Animals are allowed only in the outside, public grounds areas of campus. Animals must be secured to a leash, 绳, 链, or similar direct physical control of a maximum length of six (6) feet, the other end of which is restrained by a person at all times. They may not be brought into University Housing or 校园 Buildings. 其他动物可在一段合理时间内被限制在停放在校园内的车辆内, 只要该动物不是濒危动物,也不会危及他人或造成公众滋扰, e.g. excessive barking. 如果动物或其他人受到威胁,十大网赌靠谱网址平台网站市动物保护中心 & Control will be contacted for appropriate action.

    这些政策的唯一例外是用于教学或研究的动物, 而且只有在抵达校园之前,这些动物的护理和使用已经得到了十大网赌靠谱网址平台机构动物护理和使用委员会(IACUC)的批准.