Hallways Handbook: 2.3 Resident Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility School: Kent State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 13, 2017

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To be a mature adult is to accept responsibility for one’s welfare and the welfare of others. It is the responsibility of all students to be familiar with the policies and regulations of Kent State University and their impact within the residence halls. Students are expected to read this handbook. Ignorance of university and residence hall policy will not be accepted as an excuse.

Questions about these policies should be directed to a residence hall staff member. Students may be held accountable for actions that are either intentional or negligent, for something they have done or have failed to do. In order to be a responsible community member you must understand the impact of your actions and not just the intent of the actions.

Each resident is guaranteed the following Bill of Rights and Responsibilities. Enjoyment of life in a residence hall will depend, to a large extent, on the thoughtful consideration that residents demonstrate for one another.

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9. The right to be free from fear of intimidation and physical and emotional harm.

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