All students are responsible for maintaining their room and the furniture in it in good condition. Significant damages to the room or furniture will result in the student being billed for the damage caused to the room. If the student does not feel that he/she is responsible for paying this charge or the damage has not been repaired by the beginning of the following academic year, then the student should contact a Facilities and Maintenance (F&M) representative to explain his/her view.
In the event that a mutually-suitable agreement cannot be made between the student and F&M, the student may appeal the room charge to the Dormitory Affairs Committee (DAC) via the DAC chair. The DAC will hear the appeal and will issue a recommendation to F&M. F&M will take the DAC’s recommendation into account and may either reverse the charge or let it stand. If the reversed charge also applies to the student’s roommates or suitemates then the charge will be reversed on their accounts as well. The DAC chair will notify the person who made the appeal of the outcome of the appeal.
Students may not appeal charges of less than $100 to the DAC. A charge to the dorm of $100 or more may be appealed to the DAC by only the dorm president, who will have no vote in the recommendation issued to F&M by the DAC.
Unanimously approved by DAC, DOS, and F&M on September 16, 2005
Changes approved by DAC, DOS, and F&M on October 6, 2006.