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Each student is expected to keep his/her OneCard pin code confidential, and not loan his/her OneCard to anyone.
To do so would compromise the safety of residence hall occupants. Students abusing the system will be subject to
Care should be taken to see that blinds are properly tilted at night to ensure privacy and to maintain proper
appearance of the building. Anything that detracts from the appearance of the building must not be placed in the
windows. Screens are to remain fastened. Using windows as an entrance or exit is prohibited except in emergency
situations. Women living on the first floor of the residence halls must keep the pins in the windows. They are in
place for residents’ protection.
Ordinary precautions to prevent fires in residence halls should be observed. See that electrical appliances are
turned off when not in use. If smoke is detected, report it at once. Open flames of any kind are prohibited. This
includes candles and incense.
Students should acquaint themselves with all exits in case of fire or disaster. Any questionable or irregular conduct
should be reported immediately to the residence hall director, campus police, or someone in authority.
The HSU Police Department offers escort services to students who return to campus late at night. Their phone
number is 325.670.1461.
Red boxes containing emergency access to the HSU police are located on campus. These are to be used only in
times of emergency to communicate directly with the HSU Police Department. Emergency phone locations are:
Inside the first set of glass doors on the north side of the Mabee Physical Therapy building
Northeast corner of Hunter Hall
Northeast corner of Ferguson Hall
Northwest corner of Arts and Sciences Annex
Parking lot across from Nix Hall
Parking lot between Behrens and Lange Halls
Any student abusing the use of these phones will face disciplinary action.
Items Not Allowed on Campus
For hygienic reasons, students are not to bring pets into the residence halls. (This includes lab animals and pets of
Highway markers, street signs, other official markers and empty containers are not to be in the rooms. Possession
of official markers is illegal in the Texas Penal Code as well as in many city ordinances.
The repair or storage of motorcycles and the storage of gasoline or other similar flammable substances in the
residence halls is not allowed.
Lewd posters and/or pictures, alcoholic beverages, empty alcoholic beverage containers, illegal drugs, or any other
materials that reflect negatively on the values of the university are prohibited.
Open flames of any kind are prohibited in the residence halls because of fire hazard.
Texas state law prohibits any person from possessing any firearm or ammunition on any part of campus property.
This includes residence halls, buildings, grounds, or vehicles on campus. Firearms include but are not limited to the