Bald Eagle Mountain
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Some of the Rules
Some of the Rules
listed herein, deliberately broken may, at Bald Eagle Housing’s
discretion, result in eviction. You may be fined for rule
violations. Any violation of the rules and regulations is a
default under the LEASE and the RESIDENT may be fined and
evicted. Any prepaid rent will not be returned. RESIDENT will
also be responsible for any legal action or loss of income as a
result of removing them from the premises.
Evictions - The
foundation of community living in a residence is respecting the
rights of others. This requires that certain activities and
behaviors not be exhibited. The eight actions identified below
seriously infringe on the rights of other community members and
will not be tolerated. Violators may be evicted from residence,
with no refunds, and may also be subject to additional action.
This is not meant to be a complete list!
Actions that endanger the health and safety of other
Providing a common source of alcohol in the residence or
outside the residence
Intentional damage or destruction of Bald Eagle Housing
Use or possession of explosives, firecrackers, firearms,
explosive materials or weapons of any kind in housing
Sale, use, possession or distribution of illegal drugs or
Throwing or dropping potentially dangerous objects out of
Misusing or tampering with fire safety equipment: fire
alarms, smoke detectors, extinguishers, etc.
Deliberately starting a potentially dangerous fire in the
Building and Housing Codes - RESIDENT will comply with
all obligations imposed on RESIDENTS by building and housing
(B) Firearms, Explosives, Incendiary Devices, and Weapons -
incendiary devices, and weapons of any kind are not permitted in
the residence hall for any period of time. This includes, but is
not limited to, slingshots, archery equipment, b-b guns,
paintball guns, potato guns, smoke bombs, firecrackers, bullets,
(C) Physical Abuse & Harassment -
Physical abuse and harassment,
including verbal abuse or threats against any individual, are
expressly forbidden. Harassment issues can include, but are not
limited to, harassment based on gender, race, religion, or
sexual orientation. Both individuals and groups can be targets
for harassing behavior.
(D) Prohibited Items
Listed below are items
that are not permitted in the residence.
Water-filled furniture including waterbeds, pools, toys,
Fish tanks larger than five gallons
Hanging beds, loft bed frames, and all other types of
Any attachments or alterations to the interior/exterior
of any apartment other than provided for that specific purpose
Extension cords without a UL approved circuit breaker
Metal tipped darts or dartboard sets
Running wires beneath floor carpeting
Locks on bedroom door handles
Gas or charcoal grills
Sports equipment (i.e. baseballs, lacrosse equipment,
footballs) other than soft, foam
“Nerf-style” (These items
can be stored, but not used in apartment buildings.)
Dead plants or trees
Cigarettes that smell like marijuana
Stickers on doors or other surfaces within the apartment
(memo boards permitted)
Stickers and tape on apartment exterior doors
Signs, posters, banners, flags, or like items that are
hung on, over, or near windows
Remote-controlled cars with gas-powered engines
Personal air conditioning units - $30.00 per month for
each air conditioner. Billed every month that the unit(s) is in
Chlorinated, dyed, or fragranced water treatment in
Trampolines (setup or not setup)
effort to make the residence is as fire safe as possible,
students will automatically be issued a $50 fee for the
following activities in the residence:
Possession of candles (this includes decorative and
Possession of incense
Possession of gas, propane, lighter fluid stored outside
of a lighter, kerosene, nitrous oxide, lamp oil, motor oil
(includes gas powered engines)
Possession of hot plates with an exposed coil
Possession of sun lamps
Possession of holiday string and rope lights
Smoking in non-smoking areas (note: The residence is
designated non-smoking. Smoking
areas exist in specified
locales outside of the buildings.)
Possession of halogen lights
Possession of upright/top-loading toasters
Possession of car tires or parts within the RESIDENCE or
outside the RESIDENCE
Eagle Housing reserves the right to confiscate prohibited items
from a student’s apartment. A notice will be left for the
student indicating that the item has been taken and what the
student needs to do to get it back. The item will be returned to
the student at the time in which the student can permanently
remove the item from the complex. Bald Eagle Housing will
attempt to assure that items are kept in a safe place, but
assumes no responsibility for any damage that may occur to the
item. This includes, but is not limited to, loss or theft of the
item from storage.
Responsibility - Residents will be held accountable for
behavior that occurs in their apartment. This includes behavior
of guests, damages, prohibited activity, and prohibited items
found in their apartment. Therefore, residents should take
action to monitor who is permitted to enter their apartment.
Students should keep their apartment door locked at all times.
(F) Recycling – Recycling
containers are provided by Bald Eagle Housing. There are six
large 55 gallon barrels outside each RESIDENCE for the following
items: Clear glass, green glass, brown glass, aluminum cans,
#1-#5 plastic containers and cardboard and paperboard products.
All recyclables must be clean and placed in a recycling barrel
with it’s like kind. If any of these rules are not followed, or
resident does not want to recycle, then RESIDENT must choose and
pay for trash removal with a company of their choice. Trash
privileges may be revoked after the first indication that they
are not recycling according to Bald Eagle Housing outlines.
(G) Apartment Sanitation/Trash Removal -Residents
are required to maintain their apartment in a clean and sanitary
manner. They are also solely responsible for bagging trash that
accumulates in their apartment and disposing of such trash by
depositing it, in 33 (or larger) gallon black trash bags, in the
designated receptacle and recycling containers. Students may not
leave trash outside of their apartment door. There is a $25
minimum charge for improperly disposed trash.
(H) Failure to Comply With Staff -
Residents and their guests are
expected to follow all official requests from all Bald Eagle
Housing staff members. Failure to comply with an official
request will result in disciplinary action. Residents will be
held responsible for the actions of their guests.
(I) Furniture, Fixtures, and Personalizing Your House -
In consultation with fellow
roommates, students are allowed to personalize their room so
that it is more comfortable and homelike; however, certain
conditions, policies, and procedures must be followed. These are
outlined here to help students to utilize the facilities
provided and to ensure that they understand some of the
limitations and guidelines that are necessary within the housing
remove or store your or Bald Eagle Housing furniture
outside of your living unit;
suspend beds and/or furniture from walls, ceilings, or
affix materials to the walls, windows, or ceiling in a
manner that might damage the surface
(e.g. nails, duct tape,
place wallpaper or adhesive paper on the walls or
place adhesive paper in cabinets or on shelves;
paint living unit (walls, doors, floor, etc.); this
includes writing on walls with detergent;
remove window screens at anytime;
replace light bulbs in apartment fixtures with black
place stickers on doors or other surfaces in the
(Items should be fastened to doors using magnetic tape with
the magnetic side of the tape in
contact with the door.);
place carpets/rugs in areas that will cause damage to
move appliances (refrigerators, microwaves, stoves) from
their set location;
move wardrobes from their set location;
hang items from the light fixtures or fire safety
Alter the PREMISES
(J) Postings - Flyers,
pamphlets, brochures, etc. are not permitted to be hung or
distributed without the permission of Bald Eagle Housing.
(K) Snowball/Water Fights –
Due to obvious potential injury,
snowball and water fights are prohibited within the residence.
Absolutely no snow is allowed inside the residence at anytime.
(L) Window/Balconies -
For reasons of health and safety, nothing is to go in, out, or
be thrown or hung from any residence window or balcony.
Individuals are not allowed to lean out of windows or over
balconies, sit on windowsills or balcony railings, remove
screens or sit on roofs. $100 fine for any screens which are
Hours - Students are
reminded that living in a residence requires consideration of
others. At all times noise must be kept at a level where it
cannot be heard outside of the apartment and where it is not
disturbing other residents or the surrounding community.
Additionally, daily quiet hours are from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m.
Sunday through Thursday and from midnight to 10 a.m. on Friday
quiet hours are in effect until 10 a.m., it is occasionally
necessary for Bald Eagle Housing to perform outside work
during the quiet hour period.
During finals week of both semesters, quiet hours will be in
effect all day and night except for a two-hour period between 5
- 7 p.m. each evening.
(N) Bicycles - While
residents are allowed to keep bicycles in their apartments,
riding bicycles inside the residence buildings is forbidden.
Residents keeping bicycles in their apartments are reminded that
they are held accountable for any damage occurring to their
(O) Pets – Pets are
prohibited, without LANDLORDS written consent, at all times.
The RESIDENT will be charged $100.00 for any incident and will
be required to remove the pet from the PREMISES. Pets With the
exception of fish in a tank no larger than five gallons, animals
are not permitted to fed, or harbored in the residence hall.
(P) Public entrances,
halls and stairways - shall not be obstructed in any way.
Indoor furniture is not permitted outside the RESIDENCE.
Hardwood Floors - are
protected so they are not marred or damaged in any way.
Windows or Doors - Will not be left open during months
when heat is on. There is a $50.00 fine for each occurrence for
tampering or changing heat elements that causes the heat to rise
above approved temperature or windows/external doors left open
when heat is on.
Toilet and other water apparatus - Will not be used other
than that for which they were constructed.
Roof and bays - Strictly off limits to all RESIDENT and
Alcohol - The use, consumption, possession,
transportation, sale, or abuse of alcoholic beverages is
prohibited by all residents living in Bald Eagle Housing
facilities (not including individuals who are over 21 years of
age). All empty alcoholic containers (includes, but is not
limited to, bottles, cans, kegs, party balls, bottle caps) are
also prohibited and constitute a violation of the alcohol
policy. This includes alcohol bottles that are used for
decorative purposes. The consumption of intoxicating beverages
is not considered an excuse for irresponsible behavior within
the residence. Bald Eagle Housing takes action against residents
who drink irresponsibly. Individual residents are held
accountable for the actions of their guests. There will be a
$1,000 fine per occurrence if these rules are abused or violated
beyond permissible limits.
Parking Permits - RESIDENT is responsible for Parking
Permits given to the PREMISES. The RESIDENT will be charged a
$35.00 fee for each lost or stolen permit.
Washer, dryer, stove and refrigerator - Are only for the
use of the RESIDENTS. Bald Eagle may remove the Washer
and Dryer if it is found that they are being used by non
residents. All appliances must be kept clean at all times.
Overnight guest - RESIDENT will not have any overnight guest
for more than 48 hours in any given week.
CHARGES AND LOCKOUTS.
RESIDENT is locked out of the PREMISES during the LANDLORD’s
business hours of 8:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M., a $10.00 fee will be
paid to the LANDLORD or agent of the LANDLORD for opening the
PREMISES for the RESIDENT. The charge is $20.00 if the lockout
occurs after business hours. Payment is due upon receipt of
(B) If new
keys are needed as a result of lost keys, there will be a $25.00
charge per key. Under no circumstances are the locks to be
changed or added to without permission from the LANDLORD and the
LANDLORD must be given a set of the new keys. In the event the
locks are installed without a copy given, the LANDLORD shall
have the right to remove the lock and replace it, RESIDENT being
responsible for any damages as well as the standard replacement
charge of $40.00 per cylinder lock. If the keys are lost,
stolen or not returned at the end of the Lease, the above
charges for replacement costs will apply.
FURTHER RESIDENT AND OR GUARDIAN PROMISES.
damage occurs and it cannot be traced to an individual, all
RESIDENTs residing in a living unit or area are equally assessed
for the damages. Bald
Housing determines the costs of the
damages. Appropriate charges will be billed against the damage
deposit for each RESIDENT AND OR GUARDIAN. In addition to costs
legal action may result. The cost of any damages occurring in
the common areas (hallways, laundry rooms, stairwells, building
grounds, building exteriors, etc.) is divided among all of the
RESIDENT AND OR GUARDIANs residing in a particular area at the
time the damage occurred.
may not conduct their own repairs to damages in an
apartment or common area. RESIDENTs who conduct their own
repairs will be documented and, if found guilty, may be charged
double the cost of repairs for the damage. If there is a problem
or damage, contact
respects the RESIDENT’s desire for privacy within the realm of
the group living experience and protects this privacy. However,
in the interest of maintaining an environment that facilitates
scholarship and provides for the health and safety of RESIDENT
AND OR GUARDIANs, it is occasionally necessary for authorized
staff to exercise the contractual right to enter a RESIDENT’s
room. Bald Eagle
has the right, at anytime, without notice, to enter the living
areas and complete inspections or to follow up on a lease
violation. Staff members entering RESIDENT rooms use
discretion. RESIDENT rooms may be entered under the following
the room/house/apartment to potential students seeking housing
provide room maintenance or repair service
routine inspections involving health and safety violations.
These inspections will occur at least once a semester
maintain an atmosphere that promotes the scholarship of RESIDENT
AND OR GUARDIANs (i.e. unattended stereo, alarm clock,
telephone, answering machine, open windows etc.).
ensure that room-closing procedures have been followed when a
RESIDENT AND OR GUARDIAN vacates a room for a break period
believes that a room or apartment contains items that are
contrary to Lease regulations (which include federal, state, and
virtually all cases, some act of misbehavior will precipitate
the concerns listed in item #6.
listing of rules is available in your lease.