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General College of Law Space Policy
The Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver only allows after-hours use of its building by University of Denver students, faculty, and staff. All others will be required to leave the premises when the Westminster Law Library closes.
Additionally, at all times, use of the study rooms and classrooms are reserved for D.U. College of Law students, faculty, and staff and other programs housed in, or approved in advance by, the Sturm College of Law.
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Classroom Food Policy
UNIVERSITY OF DENVER COLLEGE OF LAW IMPLEMENTATION/ENFORCEMENT POLICIES
RE: FOOD IN CLASSROOMS POLICY
Individuals and/or organizations seeking to schedule an event must be made aware of this policy in advance of scheduling their event. ONLY THE DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF LAW, THE EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE DEAN, THE ASSOCIATE DEAN OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS, THE ASSISTANT DEAN OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION, THE ASSOCIATE DEAN OF STUDENT AFFAIRS AND THE DIRECTOR OF EVENTS CAN MAKE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS POLICY. A WRITTEN RECORD OF AN EXCEPTION TO POLICY IS REQUIRED and will be kept as part of the permanent record of the event.
Once informed and in agreement with the College Of Law Food in Classrooms policy, the requisitioning individual/organization will be informed that they will be held responsible for adherence to policy. Events management and/or Student Affairs will perform, as occasions warrant, a follow up procedure to ensure that policy has been adhered to during scheduled events.
Individuals/organizations holding events will be informed when scheduling an event that ALL expenses associated with clean up after a scheduled event will be charged back to the event sponsor.
Food is only allowed in the following 1st floor classrooms of the Ricketson Law building:
#125 (75-person), #145 (20-person), #155 (75 person), #170 (50-person), #180 (90-person), and #190 (90-person).
Additionally, food can be served during scheduled events held in corridor spaces 120, 140 and 160 on the first floor; 201, 240 and 299 on the 2nd floor; 301, 313, 340 and 399 on the 3rd floor; and 401 and 440 on the 4th floor. Food can also be served in 412, 413 and 499 in accordance with established COL policies governing the use of those specific areas.
Food is not allowed in #165 (Moot Court / 120-person classroom) .
Events personnel will post signs on the doors of room 165 prior to any scheduled event held in that room stating that food/beverages are not allowed in #165.
Beverages cannot be brought into any classroom, seminar room or study room unless they are in .
Beverages cannot be purchased for an event held in any of the six designated 1st floor classrooms. Canned soda and water bottles are acceptable at this time but cannot be provided as part of the event (only items brought by individual attendees are permissible).
Student Organizations may order-in food for various locations throughout the building, but there are restrictions for the classrooms. You may order food for the first floor classrooms only, excluding room #165. Beverages may not be ordered by event hosts for any event held in a classroom. Hosts can suggest to their guests to bring their own covered beverages. Hosting organizations are responsible for clean-up in classrooms, ensuring that no food trash, including pizza boxes, is left in the room (garbage bags are available in the Student Affairs office). Pizza, sandwiches, wraps, etc. are all considered appropriate classroom fare (foods that do not require utensils).
Student Code of Conduct
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Maternity Paternity Adoptive Parent Policy
The SCOL recognizes the challenges faced by new parents attending law school and strives to support new parents in their academic success. All students who anticipate requesting class taping, out-of-sequence examination, or other accommodations should contact the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Jessica Boynton, as early in the term as possible.
Class taping is available in most classrooms and will be provided upon request for new parents. Up to three weeks of taping is available for maternity accommodation and one week is available for paternity or adoptive parent accommodation. Additional taping may be requested for extenuating circumstances and will be provided at the discretion of the Office of Student Affairs. Students requesting taping should meet with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Jessica Boynton and fill out the request form well in advance of their expected taping needs. The standard taping policy and request form may be found online.
Out-of-sequence exams are available to students within six weeks of the due date, birth, or adoption of a child. To take an out-of-sequence exam, a student must make a timely request, following the standard out-of-sequence examination request process and fill out the online form. If a student seeks to take an exam outside of the exam period, the student should contact the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Jessica Boynton.
Term paper due date adjustments are presumptively available during the period of class taping and may be extended at the discretion of the professor.
The SCOL provides a lactation room on the first floor and convenience areas in the women’s restrooms on the north side of the building. The lactation room is located in room 115A. It has a refrigerator and other amenities, including a breastpump. To use the SCOL breastpump, mothers will need to provide their own accessory kits compatible with the Medela Symphony pump. Kits may be purchased at the SCOL SBA bookstore, though availability may be limited. The lactation room is available to students, staff, faculty, and alumni. For access information, contact the Student Affairs office.
Diaper changing stations are available in the handicap stalls of the restrooms on the west side of the building.
Pets are not allowed in University buildings. Exceptions may include animals trained to assist the handicapped or special events where animals are the focus. Pets are not barred from University grounds, provided they are leashed and the owner removes any waste matter. Officers should inform pet owners of these regulations and request compliance. If the owners refuse, refer to the Offenses section in dealing with Suspicious or unwanted persons. Unknown or unattended animals should be referred to Denver Animal Control.
The University of Denver is a smoke free campus. Anyone smoking on University property may be reported to Campus Safety and a ticket may be issued for the offense. The policy can be accessed at http://www.du.edu/smokefree/policy.html..
SCOL Class Taping Policy:
To request that a class or event be taped students and student groups must fill out the form below and submit it to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Jessica Boynton, in the Student Affairs Office.
The student or student group must obtain written permission (email OK) from their professor or the presenter to tape the class or event.
Dean Boynton will grant approval to tape classes in extreme situations such as hospitalizations, accidents, deaths in the family, sickness, etc.
- Family Emergencies
- Medical Emergencies
- Maternity / Paternity Leave
- Religious Holidays
- Academic Conflict
If approved, the AV Department will do its best to accommodate the request given the current AV schedule at the time of the request.
Flyer Posting Policy
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