No student may activate any alarm or attempt to manipulate any electrical or mechanical device for the purpose of creating a false fire alarm.
Failure to Evacuate
No student may disregard a fire alarm signal or refuse to evacuate a building or a section of a building where a fire alarm is sounding. This is a violation of commonwealth law and can result in judicial action and/or a fine.
Tampering with Fire Safety Equipment or Devices
No student may operate or tamper with any fire fighting equipment without authorization. In addition, no student may tamper with or otherwise misuse any fire detection or early warning device, emergency lighting, evacuation systems, or emergency telephones. Tampering with or misusing such items is a violation of commonwealth laws.
Obstruction of Fire Evacuation Routes
Due to fire safety regulations, students may not store loft bed construction materials, boxes, trash, bicycles, furniture or other items in hallways or other public areas. No student may purposefully prevent someone from swiftly and safely evacuating a building. No student may enter or exit from a fire escape except during a fire drill or in the case of an actual fire.
Fireworks, Explosives and Flammable Substances
Possessing, storing or using any fireworks, explosives or flammable substances is strictly forbidden in and around residence halls. Use or possession of such materials may result in judicial action.
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