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WKU Apartment Policies

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Conduct and Behavior

  1. State and Federal Laws
    The lessee agrees to comply with all federal, state, and local laws, as well as University policies, ordinances, and regulations regarding conduct, health, safety and other matters concerning activities on or conditions of the leased premises and common areas.
  2. Pets
    Pets, with the exception of fish, are not allowed in the residence. Professionally trained service dogs are not considered pets. If the Lessee is suspected of having an unauthorized pet on the premises, a written notice will be served for removal of the pet and to allow inspection of the premises.
  3. Smoking
    Smoking is not permitted in Housing & Residence Life apartments or within 30-feet of the entrance to the university-owned apartments
  4. Flammables
    The Lessee agrees not to keep or permit to be kept, in or about the premises any chemicals or items that are toxic or explosive in nature.
  5. Noise
    The Lessee shall not make any disturving noise, operate any mechanical, musical, or electric equipment at such time or such volume, or in a manner that will interfere with the rights and comfort of other tenants. The lessee is expected to observe the academic nature and close quarters of the community and should not make or permit noise that is objectionable to other residents.
  6. Student Code of Conduct
    The lessee agrees to become aware of and observe all published rules affecting his or her status with the university. Specifically included is:
    - Student Code of Conduct
    - Hilltopics for Apartment Living
  7. Waste Removal
    The lessee understands that all garbage must be disposed of in the proper manner through using the designated garage compactor.
  8. Fire Safety
    The lessee and all occupants of the premises agree and understand that participation in fire alarms is mandatory. Residents who fail to comply with this requirement and do not vacate that premises when the alarm sounds will be asked to move out because the University cannot then accept responsibility for their safety. Anyone found turning in a false alarm, tampering, damaging, or in any way using the fire equipment or safety apparatus for anything other than its intended use may be dismissed from housing, fined, and subject to further action by the University and/or law enforcement authorities.
  9. Storage
    The lessee shall not obstruct the corridors, stairways, or entryways. The University reserves the right to remove all obstructions and dispose of the same at its discretion. Hallway areas may not be used for storage of any kind.

 

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 Last Modified 9/25/14