• Damage to Residence Hall or Loss of Personal Property Policy

      Residence Life (2008-06-13)
      6.02 Damage to Residence Hall or Loss of Personal Property Policy: Georgia Health Sciences Uniiversity is not responsible for any property damaged or destroyed while a student occupies an apartment or room in a Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facility except in a case where the Georgia Health Sciences University is found negligent. Students living in Georgia Health Sciences University residence halls are not permitted to make any permanent changes to an apartment or room in the residence hall. This includes, but is not limited to, installation of or tampering with ceiling fans, light fixtures, shelves, partitions, lofts, W'indow coverings, wallpaper, painting, plumbing, and heating.
    • Pet Policy for Residence Halls

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.06 Pet Policy for Residence Halls: Animals of any kind, with the exception of aquatic fish in aquariums of 10 gallons or less, are prohibited from Georgia Health Sciences residence halls or adjacent grounds.
    • Policy for Overnight Guests in Residence Halls

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.08 Policy for Overnight Guests in Residence Halls: Students living in Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facilities are permitted to have overnight guests under the conditions outlined in this policy. Guests are permitted to stay overnight in a residence hall for a period of up to 3 consecutive nights, with a maximum of ten nights per semester. Students must notify the Director of Residence Life of the overnight guest. Overnight cohabitation is prohibited.
    • Policy for Termination Of Residence Life Housing Agreement

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.05 Policy for Termination Of Residence Life Housing Agreement: Georgia Health Sciences University may terminate the Residence Life Housing Agreement, upon written notice, under certain conditions as outlined in this policy. These include if the student: ceases to be enrolled at Georgia Health Sciences University; poses a threat to the health, safety, or well-being of another person; violates any of the provisions of the Residence Life Housing Agreement; or violates any Georgia Health Sciences University policies, including those stated in Georgia Health Sciences University Student Handbook. Students must vacate the premises within 24 hours of termination of the agreement, but may request to remain for a two-week period. This policy also describes the conditions under which a student may request termination of the Housing Agreement and to what extent housing fees may be refunded under those conditions.
    • Policy on Appliances & Other Items Prohibited in Residence Halls

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.07 Policy on Appliances & Other Items Prohibited in Residence Halls: Due to fire safety regulations, certain electrical appliances and other potential hazards are not permitted in Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facilities. These include, but are not limited to, hot plates or similar cooking devices, candles and open flames, and extension cords. Surge protectors (UL-approved) may be used provided they are properly installed (permanently affixed at least 8 inches from the floor). Other examples of prohibited items are delineated in this policy
    • Residence Hall Alcohol & Smoking/Tobacco Policy

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.03 Residence Hall Alcohol & Smoking/Tobacco Policy: Alcoholic beverages are permitted in residence hall facilities at Georgia Health Sciences University provided students and any visitors who consume or possess alcoholic beverages are of legal age, according to State of Georgia law. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in public areas of the residence halls. All alcohol consumption must conform with Georgia Health Sciences University and Board of Regents policies, as vvell as state and local laws. Smoking and use of any tobacco products are prohibited in all areas of residence halls.
    • Residence Hall Eligibility & Occupancy Policy

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.01 Residence Hall Eligibility & Occupancy Policy: Apartments and rooms located in Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall system are available to individuals 'Atlo are enrolled students at the Georgia Health Sciences University. Apartment and room selection assignments are processed by the Office of Residence Life based upon information submitted by the student and the availability of space. A student, his/her spouse, and dependent children may occupy a designated apartment in a Georgia Health Sciences University housing facility. Not more than three individuals may occupy a one-bedroom apartment and not more than four individuals may occupy a tv..o-bedroom apartment. Not more than one student may occupy a singleoccupancy room and not more than tv..o students may occupy a double-occupancy room. Students may not assign, transfer, or sublet an apartment or room in Georgia Health Sciences University residence halls. Students living in Georgia Health Sciences University residence halls must sign a Residence Life Housing Agreement and must abide by the rules and regulations specified in the agreement.
    • Residence Hall Key Issuance Policy

      Residence Life; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-06-13)
      6.04 Residence Hall Key Issuance Policy: Maximum security keys are issued to students assigned to Georgia Health Sciences University residence hall facilities by Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Public Safety prior to check-in. If a key is lost or stolen, students are instructed to contact the Division of Public Safety so that the lock cylinder can be changed. Students are responsible for the total cost of changing locks. There is a replacement fee of $50.00 per key. Keys may not be duplicated by students.