Policy 2105 — Pets on Campus | Mount Allison

Policy 2105 — Pets on Campus

Policy section:
Section 2100-2199 Environmental
Policy number:
2105
Subject:
Pets on Campus
Group:
Institutional
Approved By:
The President
Approved date:
August 25, 2003
Effective date:
September 1, 2003
Revised:
October 11, 2017
Administered by:
Director of Facilities Management

1 — PREAMBLE

The University regulates the presence of pets in University buildings and on campus grounds in order to maintain a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

2 — POLICY

  • a. Pets are not permitted in University buildings and residences, with the exception of private apartments within the residences and special needs animals such as guide-dogs for the blind. Special needs animals are those animals that have documented specialized training to provide services for a person with a disability. When applying this policy, should there be doubt as to whether an animal is a special needs animal the Director of Facilities Management may consult with University officials, such as the Director, Accessibility and Student Wellness or Director of Human Resources, for clarification.
  • b. All pets on University property must be on a leash and restrained from running loose on campus.
  • c. Individuals are responsible for clean-up of property from animal droppings.
  • d. Violations of this policy should be reported to the building manager or to Facilities Management. Students may report violations to the Director of Student Life.

    3 — APPLICATION OF POLICY