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Community Standards Handbook

Your official OSU Housing and Residential Life Community Standards Handbook for Student Living is your source for policies and procedures while living here at Oklahoma State University.

View Community Standards Handbook (PDF)

Handbook Sections

Mission, Vision, Core Values

Responsibility and Rights

  • Statement of Responsibility
  • FERPA
  • Community Statement

Housing Contract and Assignments

  • Check In
  • Check Out
  • Preparations for Move-Out Inspection
  • Improper Check Out
  • Transfers
  • Consolidation
  • Room Selection/Priority Sign Up

Contract Terms and Conditions

  • Conditions of Contract
  • Rates & Payments
  • Assignment of Residential Space
  • Termination of Contract
  • Rules, Policies, & Regulations

Move-In Process/Checklist

  • Renter's Insurance
  • Loft
  • Move In Checklist

Residence Hall Policies

  • Alcoholand Tobacco
  • Drugs
  • Use of Grounds and Facilities
  • Guest Policy
  • Prohibited Items and Appliances
  • Noise
  • Pets and Service Animals
  • Sports in the Halls

Safety and Security

  • Keys/Card Access
  • Blue Emergency Phones
  • Severe Weather
  • Severe Weather Refuge Procedures
  • Fire Safety
  • Smoke Detector and Sprinkler System
  • Syringe and Other Sharps Disposal
  • Personal and Property Safety
  • Bed Bugs
  • Room Entry/Room Search
  • Confiscation
  • Solicitation
  • OSU Police Department

Housing and Residential Life Staff

  • Desk Clerk
  • Community Mentor
  • Ambassadors (AMB)
  • Assistant Residential Community Educator (A-RCE)
  • Residential Community Educator (RCE)
  • Student Success Coordinator
  • Assistant Directors
  • Housing and Residential Life Operations

Services

  • Service Desk
  • Cable TV
  • Internet/Computer Support
  • Mail/Email
  • Laundry
  • Lock-outs
  • Vending Machines
  • Maintenance/Repairs
  • Computer Labs
  • Parking
  • Bicycles
  • Recycle
  • Energy Management
  • Recreation
  • Dining

Academics in our Community

  • Faculty Associates
  • Living Learning Programs

Getting Involved and Leadership

  • Residence HallAssociation (RHA)
  • National Residence HallHonorary (NRHH)

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Annual Security Report

OSU Student Code of Conduct

Troubleshooting

Housing Damage Cost list