Campbellsville University provides a veriety of on-campus housing options for single students. All residence facilities are gender segrrgated, smoke-free, and have laundry facilities.
All single students, except those living with immediate family, are required to live in University residence facilities. Approvak to live of campus may be granted by the dean of student servicesif certain criteria are met.
- No Firearms, pets, space heaters, burninf candles/incense, cooking devices (open flame devices, indoor grills), Sexual/alcoholic/illegal substances themed decorations are allowed (Exceptions: Microwave ovens, approved Aquariums)
- Do not deface walls/ceiling with items designed to hang/display decorative items
- Do not remove or detach furniture from room or walls/floor
- Rooms are to be cleaned weekly and will be checked
- Damage deemed intentional or excessive will be the financial responsibillity of the occupant(s).
- Entrances to residence facilities are locked each evening according to a published scheduale.
- Overnight Guest must register,are subject to a daily charge, and must abide by residence facilities regulations.
- Replacement keys cost $50.
- Rooms are to be locked at all times. The university is not responcible for lost or stolen items frm rooms or vehicles.
Room assignments are made by the Office of Student Services with some priority given to previous occupants and in order of receipt of room requests. The contractual statement of the application must be signed and constitutes a binding agreement between the student and the University. Written request for specific room and roommates are honored whenever possible. The University reserves the right to assign rooms according to the best interest of the student and the Univeristy. Requests for private rooms are honored when space is available. In most cases, the student who has lived in the room for the longest period will have priority in assignment of that room.
Lost and Found
Any article found in the residence hall should be turned in to the Director. Found articles may be claimed upon presentation of proper identification of the article and evidence of ownership. Lost articles found on campus should be turned in to the Office of Student Services.
Students are allowed to have bicycles on campus. To leave bicycles parked inside the residence hall, the student must obtain an ID tag from the residence hall director to place on the bicycle. Untagged bicycles will be removed from the residence hall. The residence hall director of each residence hall will inform students where bicycles can be placed. Bicycles NOT removed in 1 week after the spring semester will be donated to a needy child in the community.
Guests must register with the Residence hall Director when they arrive. Failure to register visitors with the Director or having a visitor more than three nights will result in a $25.00 fine plus the $15.00 overnight charge. Guests are expected to observe Residence hall regulations. The resident student is responsible for the guests while they are visiting on campus.
Smoking and Use of Tobacco Products
Campbellsville University realizes the health risks involved in smoking and use of tobacco products. Therefore, in compliance with federal guidelines for a smoke-free environment, smoking and use of tobacco products are strictly prohibited in all residence halls and campus buildings. All residence halls are smoke free. Violators will be subject to residence hall/judicial sanctions.
Fire drills and emergency fire equipment comprise the key features of the fire protection and responce plan. To report a fire, call 911 and give exact directions to the building.
Unnecessary tampering with fire alarms or equipment will result in fines to an individual or group. A false fire alarm is criminal act (classs D Misdemeanor) as covered by the Kentucky Revised Statutes 508.080
Residence hall Citations
Citations are given for minor offenses that occur in the residence halls to discourage inappropriate behavior. The citations may be given by Residence Assistants (RAs) and/or the residence hall director. With the first offense a verbal warning will be given; after two citations for the same offense, a fine of $10.00 will be issued; a third citation within the same semester will result in a $25.00 fine. With a fourth citation, the student will appear before the residence hall council, with a possible $50.00 fine could be sanctioned.
Offenses for which citations may be given include:
1. Disrespect for Residence hall director and/or RAs; refusing to obey requests; talking back; harassment, etc.
2. Use of lewd, profane, foul language or cursing.
3. Failure to pass room check.
4. Missed floor or residence hall meeting.
5. Inappropriate dress or behavior; short shorts/strapless tops; no shirt; etc.
Major offenses are subject to immediate action by the Office of Student Services as outlined in the Philosophy of Discipline.
Residence halls Closed Between Semesters
Students will not be allowed to stay in the residence halls during Christmas break (between fall and spring semesters) or between summer school and the fall semester (end of July to the third week of August). Special permission must be obtained from the Director of Residence Life to remain in residence halls during these times. All belongings must be removed from residence hall rooms after the spring semester and summer sessions to allow for adequate cleaning and use by other groups. Storage facilities are not provided during these break periods. The Winters Dining Hall will be closed and students will be responsible for their meals during these interims.
Athletes needing to stay additional days past the end of semesters or return early before residence halls officially open must have their coach send written requests to the Office of Student Services prior to the end of the semester.
Unauthorized Solicitation and Selling
Any form of unauthorized selling or solicitation or door to door distribution of materials, including survey, questionnaires, etc., is not allowed. Student organizations must obtain permission from the Office of Student Services to sponsor a fundraiser. The Vice President for Development’s approval is needed for fundraising activities in the community. No student is allowed to use University property/facilities to conduct private business enterprises.
Cable TV hookups are in each room of the residence halls and campus student housing. Each resident student has accessibility to the basic cable channels through Comcast Systems. Listings of the available cable channels and weekly programming are printed in Monday’s edition of the local newspaper, the Central Kentucky News-Journal.
A campus/community bulletin board is broadcast on channel 22, the University/Community Channel. It features information pertaining to daily campus and community events; snow days; canceled classes; sports scores, etc. Facilities for this service are located in the Office of Broadcast Services with operation under the same supervision as TV-4.
The University provides telephone hookups in all residence hall rooms. No application, deposit, or action is required by Residence hall students to have local service. Each resident is responsible for the telephone in his/her room.
Phones must be push button tone phones. Most answering machines will work with the phone system. Prior to purchasing an answering machine, it would be advisable to insure that the machine can be returned for a full refund if it is incompatible.
Students may make and receive calls in the dorm room directly with no switchboard needed. A student cannot receive collect calls in the room or make calls from any phone and have the call billed to a room number. Any misuse of phone services will be subject to disciplinary actions including fines and restitution. All long distance calls must be made collect or by using a calling card.