Miscellaneous Regulations


University Environment
1.   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
2.   Smoking on University premises is prohibited under the University's Smoke-free Policy.

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

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

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

Bullying and Harassment
6.  

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. 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
7.  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, Security Manager or Grounds Manager.
8.  Any advertising which is by way of posters or notices is subject to the requirements of regulation 9.

Student Notices
9.  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.
10.  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
11.  No animal may be taken into University buildings without the permission of the Director of Facilities Management.
12.  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
13.  Golf is not permitted on University grounds, except under regulation 14.
14.   An exception to regulation 13 is made in the case of groups organised through the Faculty of Education, which will make safety arrangements to the satisfaction of the Grounds Manager, the Health and Safety Coordinator, and/or Security Manager.

Skateboarding and Roller Skating
15.  Skateboarding and the use of inline roller skates on University grounds is not permitted in officially designated and sign-posted areas of the campus where they are considered to be hazardous either to the users or to other people or property or motor vehicle traffic in the vicinity.
16.  Any University staff member or contracted employee is entitled to require skateboarders or inline roller skaters to move away from these sign-posted areas.
17.  Any University staff member or contracted employee is entitled to require skateboarders or inline roller skaters to move away from any areas of the University grounds if the activity, while not necessarily hazardous, is annoying or disruptive.
18.  If the skateboarders or inline roller skaters do not comply with the request of the staff member or contracted employee in relation to sections 15, 16 and 17 of these regulations, then that staff member or contracted employee should call the University security office for additional support in fulfilling their request.

Trespass
19.  The authority to issue trespass notices is delegated by the Vice-Chancellor to the Director of Facilities Management, the Group Manager Facilities, and the Security 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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