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• Promote an academic atmosphere supportive of the educational endeavors of students Rights of Residents In order to maintain an environment that supports the well-being of every resident, each is responsible for adhering to certain standards of good citizenship. Living on campus can provide a wonderful opportu-nity to learn a great deal about yourself and others, as well as learning to respect the rights and privileges of others. To enjoy living on campus, you must respect other residents’ rights and uphold your own respon-sibilities as a resident. To facilitate your transition to on-campus housing, a number of important guidelines and policies have been established that you are expected to follow. We trust that you will find this information useful as you prepare for a positive campus community living experience. Primary Rights • To read and study without interference, unreason-able • To sleep • To expect respect for personal belongings and property • To live in a clean environment • To have uninterrupted access to your room and apartment facilities • To have grievances/complaints addressed fairly and expeditiously Subordinate Rights • To have personal privacy within your apartment • To host guests provided that you escort your guest at all times and understand that you are responsible for their actions. Guests must abide by all USC Upstate and HRL rules and regulations host(s) must follow the Visitation Policy outlined in this handbook. Housing and Residential Life Staff Director of Housing and Residential Life is responsible for the overall planning, organization, implementation, and supervision of all campus housing services and personnel, including orientation housing and summer conferences. Assistant Directors for Housing and Residential Life are full-time live-on personnel who focus on building a positive community within the residence halls by overseeing the day to day operations of a residential area and assuming leadership responsibility for staff development, residential programming, operations, and student success. 161 Speeding (25 MPH and over) up to $300 All traffic offenses are tried at the Spartanburg County Court House. Fines are set by the Spartanburg County Court System and subject to change without notice. Schedule of Parking Fines: Delinquent violations not paid after thirty days from the date of issue will result in the fine being increased as prescribed below: $ 25 fine increased to: $ 35 $ 50 fine increased to: $ 60 $ 100 fine increased to: $ 110 Parking violations more than 45 days past due will be forwarded to a collection agency for action. campus living guide Mission Statement The Office of Housing and Residential Life (HRL) provides a comfortable, safe, well-maintained and equipped housing facility that fosters an atmosphere conducive to each residents’ personal growth and academic success. A student’s education is enhanced by providing leadership opportunities, social activities and quality educational and cultural programs while encouraging responsible citizenship. Goals of HRL • To offer students a memorable collegiate experience while providing them with an environment conducive to study, growth and positive interactions • Provide opportunities for student involvement in campus activities, leadership positions and decision-making • Maintain an environment supportive of a diverse population • Challenge residents to be responsible community citizens and positive role models • Maintain quality facilities by providing comprehensive maintenance to apartments and resident hall rooms • To maintain a student-oriented, unbiased and user-friendly staff noise, or other distractions 157 ‘16 - ‘17 Student Handbook


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