Health & Safety Inspections
Students are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of their rooms, suites and apartments, including ensuite bathrooms and kitchens. Health & Safety Inspections are conducted monthly in residential communities with ensuite bathrooms and kitchens to ensure areas are up to our cleanliness, health and hygine standards. Fees for re-inspection and cleaning will be assessed if areas do not pass inspection. Traditional residence halls with communal bathrooms and kitchens are not inspected as the communal areas are maintained and cleaned regularaly by our custodian team.
|Granada||Tepeyac & Tecuba|
|Piedra del Sol||Zapotec|
|South Campus Plaza|
What to Expect
|Inspections may be conducted as often as once a month.|
|The purpose of the inspections is to help maintain a safe living environment. It is not to invade privacy.|
|Staff members will provide advance notification to residents by posting notices and emailing residents at least 24 hours prior to the inspections.|
|Staff members will announce specific days and times they will be conducting inspections. Residents are highly encouraged to be present, but presence is not mandatory for the inspection to be completed.|
|The inspection should take no more than 5-10 minutes per room, suite or apartment.|
|There will always be a minimum of two staff members entering the room, suite or apartment to conduct the inspection.|
|As staff members begin inspection, they will knock on the front door. If there is no answer, they will try again. If there continues to be no response, the staff members will announce themselves and key into the room, suite or apartment in order to complete the inspection.|
|Once inside, staff members will look at the listed items on the Inspection Form and for any other policy violations.|
|As staff members are conducting the inspection, they are completing a plain view inspection with the exception of emergency and facility equipment/appliances that may be located behind closed doors. Staff members will be looking under or around furniture to inspect extension cords, multi-plug outlets, etc.|
|If the resident t is present at the time of the inspection, staff will ask if there are any facilities issues. If applicable, resident will be asked to submit a Service Request on the Housing Portal.|
|The resident will receive notice via email when inspections are complete and results are available on the Housing Portal.|
| If there are violations that require improvement and re-inspection:
|During an inspection, if staff become aware of other types of violations of university policy, they are required to respond in standard process to the violations. This may include contacting university police and/or writing an incident report for further judicial action.|
|If animals (other than what is permitted under policy) are found, they will need to be removed from the building immediately. An incident report will be completed for further judicial action and you may be billed for clean up or damage charges related to the animal.|
Upon completion of the inspection, staff will lock the front door.
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