Non-Housing & Residence Life issued air conditioning (A/C) units are prohibited in all residence halls. Follow these steps to ensure proper functioning of your unit and to avoid air quality issues.
Please reference the Alcohol Policy (#3) in the Honor Code. Only those who are at least 21 years of age are permitted to possess and consume alcohol according to Florida State laws. An individual who chooses to drink retains the responsibility for their behavior in the residence halls.
Housing & Residence Life provides furnished rooms and common areas for all residents living in campus housing. The following guidelines are to be followed regarding residence hall furniture, or residents may face fines or referrals.
Bicycles are not permitted to be stored in the residence halls. Bicycles can only be stored/locked onto provided bike racks adjacent to most residence halls and campus buildings. If a bicycle is locked onto something other than a bike rack (e.g. light pole, bench, stair rail, etc.), it may be removed by Campus Safety & Security. Housing & Residence Life encourages that all bicycles be registered (free service to all students) with Campus Safety & Security via Parking on ERNIE.
Lease-A-Lock Program: Campus Safety & Security allows you to lease the safest motorcycle and bicycle locks possible for a one-time $36 fee, refundable upon return of undamaged lock. You can also choose to buy the lock for the same price. Additional information is available in the Safety Services Office in the Student Center.
It is the responsibility of the resident to maintain a clean and healthy environment in their assigned room and bathroom, additionally supporting the community by respecting one another and keeping common areas and lounges clean when in use. Custodial services provided by the University are meant to maintain the facility and are there to augment daily cleaning by the residents.
Residents must immediately report any suspected case of communicable or contagious illness to Health Services. Residents diagnosed with a communicable disease that poses to be a health threat to other residents may be relocated to an alternate room on campus until determined to no longer be contagious. Staff will make every effort to maintain privacy of a resident who has knowledge of testing positive for any communicable disease. The temporary relocation process may be initiated by University staff or by resident disclosure.
Courtesy hours are defined as times when noise of any kind is disruptive to a resident and/or community outside of designated quiet hours. Any reasonable request from a fellow resident or staff member must be honored. Quiet hours are defined as a time when all residents must keep the volume of all noise to a minimum, so as not to disrupt fellow residents and/or the community. There are specified quiet hours for evenings and weekends and special study/quiet hours during exam times:
Destroying, damaging, or tampering with property on University housing owned or leased properties or property of any other person is prohibited. Residents may be held responsible (financial or otherwise) for damages to University property. Note: Publicity items created by staff members, including but not limited to, bulletin boards, materials on bulletin boards, and signage are University property.
Residents are encouraged to add personal touches to their rooms such as posters, pictures, and other decorations. However, they must abide by the following:
1.) No items are allowed to be hung from the ceiling, sprinkler heads, exposed pipes, or smoke detectors.
2.) Windows cannot be covered and items cannot be placed in windows.
3.) Painter’s tape & damage free adhesives are less likely to damage walls. Use of stickers, decals, putty, nails, screws, hooks, or adhesive foam pads on walls or ceilings often yield facility damage.
4.) Painting of any residence hall or University property is not allowed.
5.) Due to potential fire hazards, no items may cover or obstruct light fixtures. Lights must be kept free from any/all materials.
6.) When posting decorations in common areas (e.g. outside of doors), use good judgment. Embry-Riddle reserves the right to remove any materials that it deems inappropriate.
7.) No live cut trees are permitted in the residence halls.
Any behavior that can be deemed excessively loud, lewd, indecent, obscene, disruptive or disrespectful conduct and/or disturbing the peace is not acceptable within the residence halls and University community. Please report any acts of disorderly conduct to your RA or Campus Safety & Security.
Housing & Residence Life reserves the right to ask residents to remove electronics if they prove to be a burden on the electrical system.
Residents who set off the fire alarm system are subject to be charged with violating this policy and the Honor Code #13 Fire/Emergency Equipment & Procedures policy.
Residents and their guests are required by state law to evacuate a building in the event of a fire alarm. Residents must adhere to directives of University officials and/or emergency personnel and report to the designated area(s). During an evacuation, the building is not to be reentered until proper authorization is given.
Residents are responsible for informing their guests about the Housing & Residence Life Policies and the Student Honor Code since guests are subject to Embry-Riddle rules and regulations. Hosts will be held accountable for any violations of Housing & Residence Life and/or Honor Code policies by their guests.
Reference and review the Honor Code #15 Harassment policy.
Residence halls and other facilities on the Daytona Beach campus are the property of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Therefore, the University reserves the right to enter and/or search residence hall rooms and common areas for the purposes of inventory, fire protection, sanitation, health and safety, maintenance, and enforcement of policies and regulations. Inspections for sanitation, health and safety, or maintenance are done routinely and may be done with or without advance notice.
Residents alleged to have violated or found responsible for violating the Honor Code #17 Illegal Drugs & Other Substances or Paraphernalia policy are subject to dismissal or suspension from University housing without refund.
Keys must be in your possession at all times and can never be given to anyone else for any reason. All room keys are the property of Embry-Riddle; therefore, no resident may duplicate keys. Residents are responsible for the security of their room.
Students who reside in University managed housing are subject to certain missing student notification procedures. Anyone suspecting that a student has been missing for the past 24 hours must immediately notify Campus Safety & Security. An officer will respond to any report and begin an immediate investigation. Campus Safety & Security’s response will include notification to the Daytona Beach Police Department if the investigation confirms the subject is missing. If the missing student is under 18 years of age and not emancipated, Embry-Riddle will notify the custodial parent or guardian.
As a residential student, you may identify a contact person(s) who the institution will notify if you become missing. The University will notify this person if we determine you are missing. This contact person information is communicated to Housing & Residence Life as a part of your housing contract application process. The information provided will be kept confidential by the department and will be accessible only to authorized campus officials and law enforcement involved in the missing person investigation.
Musical instruments may be played as long as they are not distracting to others and the player is abiding by the courtesy/quiet hours policy.
Residents are prohibited from using store bought insecticide as it counteracts the insecticide used by the campus. If in need of assistance, contact the Housing & Residence Life office (during business hours), submit a Housing Maintenance Work Request form (located on ERNIE), or contact the RA-on-Duty.
Residence halls and other facilities on the Daytona Beach Campus are the property of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Therefore, the University reserves the right to enter and/or search residence hall rooms and common areas for the purposes of inventory, fire protection, sanitation, health and safety, maintenance, and enforcement of policies and regulations. To preserve the resident’s privacy, other than routine room inspections, searches are conducted only when reasonable belief has been established that a Housing & Residence Life regulation/policy or state/federal statute has been violated. These regulations and policies may include, but are not limited to, alcohol, drugs, sexual misconduct, theft, and weapons. After reasonable belief has been established, the procedure for searching a room is as follows:
Unless otherwise indicated all rooms are double occupancy. If after the room change and consolidation period a vacancy exists in a room, the Department considers that bed space available for use. It is imperative that vacant spaces are kept clean, empty, and move-in-ready to welcome a new resident. This includes leaving the other bed, dresser, and desk vacant and clear of belongings. When possible the Department will notify residents of new roommates, however there may be times when notification does not occur. Residents may not deliberately intimidate, reject, and/or discourage potential roommates from occupying the vacancy.