Student Handbook: Residence Hall Responsibilities

Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility School: Rhode Island College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 8, 2017

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RESPECT FOR THE RIGHTS AND CONCERNS OF OTHERS
The Office of Residential Life & Housing expects that in all relationships with each other, residents will be guided by a mutual concern for each other’s feelings, integrity, and the need to live in an environment conducive to academic and personal achievement. These interactions, whether between members of the same or opposite sex, between races, between members of different sexual orientations, or between residents and staff, will be tempered with sensitivity and a sense of responsibility towards others. Within each residential unit, there shall be a commitment to actively promote racial and cultural understanding and to deal honestly, openly, and equitably with all residents. It is expected that all residents will respect each other’s privacy and will not subject others to indecent exposure, inappropriate gestures, vulgarity, etc.

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