Wayne State University

General Conduct Policies

The following conduct policies have been adopted to protect all users' right of access to the facility, to ensure health, cooperation, and safety of all guests and staff, and to protect resources from damage.

1. General Conduct

1.1. Disorderly behavior of any kind, including excessive noise, running in the building, or otherwise causing a disruption to the peace and order of the Student Center is not permitted.

1.2. Indecent exposure, voyeurism, exhibitionism, or other lewd and lascivious acts are not permitted.

1.3. Harassment of other Student Center guests or staff, either verbally or physically is not permitted. This may include verbal abuse, use of profanity or other abusive language, intimidation, staring at or following another person within the facility, sexual harassment or harassment on the account of race, religion, ethnic background, gender or sexual orientation.

2. Property
2.1. Vandalizing or defacing materials or property including equipment, furniture, walls, televisions or any other aspect of the Student Center is not allowed. Decorations may not be glued, taped, or puncture any surface without prior approval.
2.2. Chalking is not permitted inside the building or underneath any overhang. Chalking may only be done in areas that will be washed away by rain.
2.3. Anyone wishing to remove materials, equipment or property from the building must receive prior authorization from the Student Center Administration.
2.4. Personal property left unattended will be placed in the Lost and Found at the Information Desk. Items may be retrieved from the Information Desk.
3. Safety and Security

3.1. Bicycles are not allowed in the facility. All bicycles must be secured at the racks provided next to the Student Center near Mort Harris RFC. Any bicycles secured to the facility, or fence adjacent to the south end of the building, will be confiscated.

3.2. Use of skateboards, in-line skates, roller skates, scooters, hoverboards or other sports equipment within the facility is not permitted.

3.3. Firearms or any other weapons are not permitted in the Student Center

4. Related University/State Policies

4.1. Wayne State University is a Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free campus. See policy 00-3 Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Campus for the full policy.

4.2. Possessing or consuming alcohol or illegal drugs or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs is not permitted and may result in ejection from the Student Center.

4.3. Soliciting for personal gain, selling products or services; or approaching guests for the purpose of obtaining signatures for petitions within the building is not permitted.

4.4. Groups of 15 or more utilizing the food court must be coordinated through the Student Center Administration prior to arrival. (313-577-4585)

4.5. All Wayne State University Code Annotated (WSUCA), University Policies, Student Code of Conduct, and the Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual (APPM) are observed and enforced in the Student Center.

5. Research, Filming and Photography / Amplified Sound Policies

5.1. The Student Center is the "living room" of Wayne State's main campus. In an effort to maintain a healthy environment for our patron's, unauthorized research, filming and photography is prohibited within the facility. Any filming, videotaping or photographing in the Student Center performed by anyone not associated with the WSU Marketing and Communication Department or the Student Center Administration must receive approval from the Director of the Student Center.

5.2. Amplified music, of any kind, will not be allowed to be played on Gullen Mall because of interference with the academic mission of the University including classroom teaching, library usage and studying. All amplified music programs must be located on Keast Commons.

6. Violations
6.1. Violations of any of the above policies will result in either a verbal warning or removal from the Student Center. Behavior may result in loss of facility privileges and denied access to the facility. Failure to comply with the policy may result in the summoning of Wayne State University Police and prosecution in accordance with the law. Any damage to the facility due to the result of patron negligence or misconduct will be the responsibility of the patron to cover monetarily. Access to the facility will be removed until damages are paid in full and/or adjudication through WSU Code of Conduct.