Hardin-Simmons University Emergency Desk Reference
Building repair or modification requests should be submitted to the facilities service director
using the following contact information:
Facilities Service Director
Phone: (325) 670-1434
Fax: (325) 671-7145
This policy is necessary to ensure the safety of building occupants as well as prevent any
degradation of building systems. Many buildings on campus contain potentially hazardous
materials that might require special abatement procedures. High temperature, hot water, and
electrical systems can pose a hazard. Life safety code requirements must also be maintained to
ensure occupant safety.
Improper building modifications can be detrimental to the performance or reliability of heating
and cooling, power, lighting, and plumbing systems.
For reasons of safety, health, and sanitation, pets of any type are not allowed in any university-
owned building. This policy includes university residence halls.
Service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Animals professionally trained for theatrical purposes and directly supervised by show
personnel within a controlled environment.
Any dogs or other domestic animals on university grounds must be in the control of their owners.
Under no circumstances should animals be allowed to run loose or be tied to buildings, handrails,
trees, bicycle racks, or other objects. Any infractions or complaints should be brought to the
attention of the HSU Police Department at (325) 670-1461.
Pets allowed in campus buildings pose health-related problems to building occupants. Examples of
detrimental health effects associated with animal/human contact include, but are not limited to,
allergies associated with pet hair or urine, animal to human disease transmission, the potential for