Living the Lion Way
Residential Life and Housing Services (RLHS) at Langston University is committed to providing a fair and just environment for all persons within University Housing.
The policies and procedures for University Housing apply to all residents, guests, and visitors. These policies are to help guide the expectations of all residents, guests and visitors in University Housing. Students who enter Langston University, are responsible for their actions including satisfactory academic performance and behavior consistent with the purpose of the University mission. Students, guests, and other members of the University community are expected to follow all University regulations, policies and the Student Code of Conduct.
Failure to abide by the policies outlined in this document may result in disciplinary action as outlined in the Student Handbook. Furthermore, any violation(s) of these policies that is also a violation of federal or state law may be subject to prosecution under any applicable federal or state law.
Part 1: General Policies
Actions which disrupt the community and otherwise make the atmosphere unwelcoming to individuals are prohibited. Interfering with staff while they are performing their duties, being uncooperative, uncivil, or verbally abusive to staff will not be tolerated.
Students may not improperly use computer access or data communication at Langston University.
The Acceptable Use Policy can be found at: http://www.langston.edu/faculty-staff/online-support/information-technology-services
Dining Facility Regulations
Harassment, Threats, and Bullying: Engaging in subjectively and objectively offensive verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, bullying or other conduct that threatens or endangers the mental or physical health/safety of any person or causes reasonable apprehension of such harm that is persistent, severe, or pervasive.
Residents are not permitted to have pets in any Residential Life & Housing Services facilities at Langston University. Unapproved pets must be removed immediately and may be removed by University staff or other University officials. Residential Life & Housing at Langston University is not responsible for what happens to any pet when it is removed or while it is living on Langston University property. If a prohibited animal(s) is observed on University-controlled property, the owner may face disciplinary measures by appropriate authorities with may include but not limited to: University Human Resource/Americans with Disability Act [BST1] Office, Student Conduct and Residential Life. Langston University Department of Residential Life & Housing Services in conjunction with Langston University police department will enforce this policy.
The University will seek restitution for any unauthorized pet and for damages to University controlled property, facilities or grounds. The repair or replacement cost of damaged property is the sole responsibility of the owner of the unauthorized pet and/or the resident who permitted the unauthorized stay which resulted in damage.
All Service Animals must be approved prior to their arrival to campus with the Office of Human Resources/Americans with Disabilities Act Office at Langston University. Residents whom need accommodations for an emotion support/assistance animal will need to complete the agreement on the Housing and Residential Life all forms are located at Langston University Office of Human Resource/ Americans with Disabilities Act Office. Please contact DSS/HR at 405-466-2985.
Smoking is not permitted on Langston University campus.
Solicitation and Business Operation
Selling door to door in University Housing is not permitted. In addition, students are not permitted to operate a business from University Housing facility.
Sports in University Housing
Filing an incident Report
Any resident, student, faculty, or staff member of the University may file an incident report regarding a resident or guest for failure to follow the policies outlined in this document. RLHS staff can help with the obtainment of an incident report form and fill out the complaint. RLHS can file incident reports regarding matters brought to their attention either by direct observation of student behavior, through on-line media, or through student communication. Incident reports or written letters should include the following information: