In a world where knowledge can become outdated in less than a decade, the University is committed to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge that serves the future.Educated persons are developed through the interaction of competent, caring faculty and capable, motivated students, supported by dedicated professional staff.1.5Within the limits of its facilities, the University shall be open to all applicants who are qualified according to the admission requirements, which may be adopted and established from time to time.The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University.These buildings shall include, but are not limited to, Plaster Student Union, Hammons Student Center, Mc Donald Arena, Meyer Library, Robert W.
The following activities shall not be considered to impinge upon such rights of privacy: the entry of a room to provide maintenance inspections or repair services; entry when there is reasonable cause to believe that a health or safety issue exists; entry when there is reasonable evidence of a disruption of peace that substantially interrupts the daily operations of the residence hall and/or floor community; entry of a room when a student permanently vacates the room; entry of a room when a student vacates a room for a break period; the search of student rooms by civil authorities in accordance with local, state, or federal laws; the removal of substances or property in violation of University policy or law during a routine health or safety inspection; the removal of substances or property in violation of University policy or law when in plain view; and the removal of substances or property in violation of University policy or law during a situation when a University Official, in the course of his/her duties, believes an emergency situation exists which poses threat of harm to a member of the campus community or to University property.
Students should not expect these limited rights of privacy to extend to computer accounts and electronic mail.
The University reserves the right to access student files and accounts as a part of normal routine tasks and for the purposes of investigating alleged wrongdoing.
1.11A student group or organization may distribute written material on campus without prior approval provided that such distribution is consistent with the University’s Advertising, Distribution, Solicitation, and Facilities Usage Policy and the laws of the State or of the United States, and provided that it does not disrupt the operation of the University. The editors and managers shall not arbitrarily be suspended because of student, faculty, administration, alumni, or community disapproval of editorial policy or content.
1.13All students shall have the right to be represented in the Student Senate of the Student Government Association, and they further shall have all rights that constituents in democratic societies have including, but not limited to, the right of petition and recall of their representatives.