General Housing Rules
Housing students are bound by the policies outlined in
the NCK Tech Student Code of Conduct. Particular attention
should be paid to the prohibitions of alcohol, drugs,
firearms, firecrackers, and explosives on the campus.
Physical violence and all forms of harassment are also
covered by college policies. The policies stated below
deal specifically with Student Housing life and the
requirements of community living.
Alcohol- The NCK Tech Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy
prohibits both the possession and consumption of cereal
malt beverages (beer), and alcoholic liquor on NCK Tech
property. The NCK Tech Drug and Alcohol Abuse Policy is in
full effect in all Student Housing Units. To prevent any
possible misunderstandings, no alcoholic beverage
containers of any type are allowed on NCK Tech property.
Students under the influence of alcohol on campus may be
disciplined as an alcohol violation.
Amplified Instruments- Residents may not play
amplified instruments in their rooms.
Bicycles- Bicycles or motor scooters may not be
stored in rooms. No bicycles may be left in any interior
or exterior stairwell because of the danger imposed in
Candles & Incense- No candles or incense may be
burnt in rooms.
Damages- Each student shall be responsible for
damage to college property caused by that student or
which is within or part of an apartment in which the
student resides. The cost of damage within an apartment
will be divided among all students residing there unless
it can be determined specifically who is responsible for
the damage. It should be noted that nails should not be
driven into the walls. Decorations should be hung with
tape or tacky putty.
Additionally, damage caused to public areas will be
prorated among all residents of that building when the
specific individual or group responsible cannot be
identified. Each resident pays a $140 deposit at the
beginning of the contract year. Individual and prorated
common damage charges will be charged to the resident’s
damage account as they occur.
Documentation- If a student witnesses a violation
of the regulations or damage to property, they should
document any information related to the incident and
immediately contact the Housing Supervisor or Dean of
Fire Equipment- Residents are to respect fire
equipment within all Student Housing, including fire
extinguishers, smoke detectors and alarms. Any tampering
with such equipment or the setting of false fire alarms
will result in severe penalty.
Fire Hazards- No materials, liquid or otherwise,
of an explosive or combustible nature shall be kept on
the premises of any NCK Tech Campus housing unit. Candles,
incense, or any other open flame decoration are fire
hazards and are prohibited on the premises of any
student housing unit.
Firearms, Weapons, & Fireworks- In the interest
of health and safety, firearms, weapons, ammunition, and
explosives are prohibited on the premises of any NCK
student housing unit. Hand loading, and the storage of
components used in the manufacture of ammunition is also
Improper Check-Out- Students who do not check out
with the Housing Supervisor before leaving will forfeit
their dorm deposit; students will be responsible for any
additional fees/cost assessed by the College. Students
are not allowed to move to other rooms on campus without
first obtaining permission from the Housing Supervisor.
Keys- Only keys issued by the Housing Supervisor
are permitted. Unauthorized keys will be confiscated and
the student will face disciplinary action. Lost keys
must be reported to the Housing Supervisor immediately.
They will be replaced at the following costs: Apartment
= $15; Mailbox= $2.
Missing keys will be handled on an individual basis
regarding the decision to change room locks. The
resident should contact the Housing Supervisor to
request such a lock change. Any resident requesting a
lock change will be billed for the costs involved.
Locks- No additional locks shall be placed upon
any door of the building without written consent of the
college. Safes and lockboxes must be opened for
inspection upon request by the Housing Supervisor.
Maintenance & Repairs- No student shall interfere
in any manner with any portion of the heating and
lighting apparatus in or about the dormitories nor about
the building containing the same. Residents may initiate
routine maintenance by submitting a completed Work Order
Request to the Housing Supervisor.
Pets- Pets of any kind are not allowed in or
around NCK Tech housing units.
Quiet Hours- Quiet hours are from 11 pm until 8
am. During quiet hours, no noise is to be heard outside
a student’s room (door, ceiling, walls, floor) which
might interfere with others who may be studying or
sleeping. During the daytime, or when quiet hours are
not in effect, students are expected to be courteous and
concerned with noise which might be annoying to others
Room Entry & Search- Officials and/or employees
of NCK Tech reserve the right to enter student rooms to:
1. conduct health and safety inspections,
2. to make repairs or conduct maintenance on college
3. to enforce state and federal laws,
4. to enforce College regulations and policy,
5. to take action as may be necessary in any emergency,
6. to maintain order and an appropriate living
Residents should be advised that officials and/or
employees of NCK Tech have the right and obligation to
conduct searches when there is a reasonable expectation,
not probable cause, that a law has been broken. In such
cases, a search will be conducted regardless of the
presence of the residents.
Signs, Possession of- Residents may not have
signs in their rooms/apartments, which are intended for
use in other places, such as regulation traffic signs,
construction barricades, NCK Tech Campus signs, etc. State
law forbids the possession of road signs.
– Smoking, chewing tobacco is not allowed in any
building on campus including the Campus Housing.
Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Trash- It is the responsibility of the resident
of student housing to regularly dispose of their trash
and refuse in a designated trash disposal container or
bin. Improper dumping of trash will not be tolerated and
will result in disciplinary action.
Unauthorized Entry- Unauthorized entry of a
student’s apartment or room by another student is not
permissible and will be dealt with in an appropriate
manner including contacting the proper law enforcement
agency if such entry is determined to be a violation of
Vehicles- Campus housing residents shall have
only one vehicle on campus. No vehicle repair work shall
be performed in the housing unit parking areas.
All traffic laws and regulations are in effect on the
College campus. Students should be aware of one-way
streets and make themselves familiar with the posted
speed limits. Students are reminded that it is unlawful
for passengers to ride in the bed of pick-up trucks.
Only street legal vehicles shall be operated on campus.
Vehicles will be operated on streets only. Driving on
campus lawns, fields, or any other areas not designated
for vehicle traffic is forbidden and may be disciplined.
Visitation- No guests under the age of 18, except
those accompanied by parents, shall be in any housing
unit or in the parking lot adjacent to the housing
units, without first obtaining permission from the Dean
of Student Services, his designee, or another
Administrator of NCK Tech. Visiting hours for off campus
visitors are from 8:00 am through 11:00 pm Sunday
through Thursday, and 8:00 am through 1:00 am Friday and
No overnight guests without permission. Overnight guests
must first be approved by the Dean of Student Services
or the Housing Supervisor. A form must be completed that
gives the college identification information. The
overnight guests must be over the age of 18.
Co-habitation is strictly prohibited.
Window/Screens, Misuse of- Windows and screens
may not be removed or altered from their normal
operating position. A maintenance fee will be assessed
for installation of window screens, and the cost of any
damage to the screen will be added to the student’s
bill. Anyone tampering with windows or screens will also
be subject to disciplinary action. Nothing may be thrown
out of windows and residents should not exit through
windows nor be on roofs. Breakage or damage to windows
will be charged to the resident(s).
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