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Visitation

All overnight guests need to be pre-registered using the

Online guest REGISTRATION form

Overnight Visitation Requirements

Your overnight request will not be approved if you have not completed your overnight visitation requirements.  

Visitation Policies

Day Visitation 

1. Guests must be checked in and out at the guard desk. Guests can be preregistered in advance.

2. All guests MUST present a valid form of photo identification to the security officer at the desk. Acceptable forms of photo ID:

  • current school ID card
  • valid driver's license
  • current employment ID card
  • passport
  • military ID card
  • birth certificate (for children)

3. Residents may not check in or check out any day visitors between midnight and 8 am. There are no exceptions. Day visitors that are still checked in can retrieve their IDs, but the resident may not check out the guest. Failure to check out day visitors will result in a written warning for a 1st offense and $50 fine for an unregistered overnight for consequent offenses.

Overnight Visitation 

1. Complete the online form and submit by 4 pm on the day of your guest's arrival. Requests submitted late will not be processed.

2. Requests may only be submitted a maximum of three days in advance. Any requests submitted more than three days in advance will not be approved.

3. Approved guests will have an overnight guest pass at the security desk in the lobby of your residence hall on the day of their arrival.

4. Your guest will be asked to exchange a photo ID (to be left at the guard's desk) for the guest pass.

5. No need to sign your overnight guest in and out. Upon exiting and entering the halls, guests simply exchange the pass for their photo ID held at the guard's desk.

6. Upon your guest's final departure, exchange the pass for the guest's photo ID and inform the guard that this is your guest's final departure.

Remember

  • Overnight visitation is limited to 8 nights per 30 days.
  • You may only have one overnight guest per room per night.
  • Resident may not have overnights 7 days prior to or 7 days following an extended overnight.

Extended Overnight Visitation 

Extended visitation is having a visitor stay in the residence halls for more than two consecutive nights. The maximum length of stay for an extended guest is five days.

1. Complete the online form (choose your residence hall from the choices on the left) and submit by 4 pm on the day of your guest's arrival (Monday-Sunday). Requests submitted late will not be processed.

2. Requests may be submitted a maximum of three days in advance. Any requests submitted more than three days in advance will not be approved.

3. You will receive a response email approving/denying your overnight request.

4. Approved guests will have an overnight guest pass at the security desk in the lobby of your residence hall on the day of their arrival.

5. Your guest will be asked to exchange a photo ID (to be left at the guard's desk) for the guest pass.

6. You do not have to sign your overnight guest in and out. Upon exiting and entering the halls, guests simply exchange the pass for their photo ID held at the guard's desk.

7. Upon your guest's final departure, exchange the pass for the guests photo ID and inform the guard that this is your guest's final departure. Remember: YOU MUST RETURN the pass to security. 

Remember

  • Overnight visitation is limited to 8 nights per 30 days.
  • You may only have one overnight guest per night.
  • Roommate(s) must approve all extended overnight guests through the visitation registration site.
  • Resident may not have overnights 7 days prior to or 7 days following the approved extended overnight.
  • Only one extended guest is allowed per resident in any 30-day period.

 

For full information about the visitation policy see the Resident Handbook (pdf). 

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