Miscellaneous Regulations


Computer Systems Regulations
1.   The use of computer systems and ICT provided by the University is governed by the Computer Systems Regulations.

University Environment
2.   The University of Waikato is committed to implementing sustainable practices on its campus. The University's Environmental Sustainability Policy sets out the framework for the University's approach to environmental sustainability.

Smoke Free Environment
3.   Smoking, including vaping and the use of e-cigarettes, on University property or in any University vehicle is prohibited under the University's Smoke Free Policy.

Use of Alcohol
4.   The use of alcohol on campus is governed by the University's Alcohol on University Premises Policy.

Noise
5.   Under delegation of the Vice-Chancellor, the Director of Facilities Management or the Campus Security and Emergency Manager may give directions from time to time, at his or her discretion, to control excessive noise on University premises.

Children on Campus
6.  The safety and supervision of children on University premises are governed by the University's Children on Campus Policy.

Bullying and Harassment
7.  

The University of Waikato is committed to providing a work and study environment that is free from any form of bullying and harassment, including sexual harassment. Concerns or complaints about bullying or harassment by staff of students may be addressed under the University’s Student Complaints Procedures. Concerns or complaints about bullying or harassment by students of staff may be addressed under the University’s Student Discipline Regulations 2014. Concerns or complaints about bullying or harassment of staff by staff may be addressed under the University's Bullying and Harassment Policy.


Advertising and Commercial Activities
8.   Advertising and commercial activities generally, including hawking and canvassing, affixing of notices to vertical and horizontal surfaces, and the affixing of notices onto motor vehicles, are permitted on University premises only with the specific permission of the Director of Facilities Management, Campus Security and Emergency Manager or Landscape Manager.
9.   Any advertising which is by way of posters or notices is subject to the requirements of section 10.

Student Notices
10.  Student notices, generally no larger than A3, may be posted on general University noticeboards. Notices that are posted on noticeboards in such a manner that they take up excessive space will be removed.
11.  Notices posted on specially labelled noticeboards or other places (such as walls, doors or ceilings, poles and motor vehicles), without the permission of the Director of Facilities Management, will be removed.

Animals
12.  No animal may be taken into University buildings without the permission of the Director of Facilities Management.
13.  Animals are permitted on the University grounds only if they are under the direct control of their owner and, in the case of dogs, on a short hand-held leash.

Golf
14.   Golf is not permitted on University grounds, except under section 15.
15.   An exception to section 14 is made in the case of groups organised through the Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance, which will make safety arrangements to the satisfaction of the Landscape Manager, the Health and Safety Manager, and/or Campus Security and Emergency Manager.

Drones
16.   The use of drones on the Hillcrest, Hamilton campus is governed by the University’s Drone Policy, which is available at Drone Policy.

Trespass
17.   The authority to issue trespass notices is delegated by the Vice-Chancellor to the Director of Facilities Management, and the Campus Security and Emergency Manager. No one else may issue a trespass notice on behalf of the University without the authority of the Vice-Chancellor.

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