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2002-03 University Catalog

General Policies

Other Regulations


The unauthorized possession, storage, display, or use of any kind of ammunition, firearms, fireworks, explosives, air rifles, air pistols, or other lethal instruments are prohibited on university property. Any questions regarding this regulation should be directed to the chief of police at (703) 993-3840.


Smoking is not permitted in any building on campus.


Bike racks are provided at various on-campus locations for the convenience of students who bike to and from campus. For resident students, there are bike racks in the residential complexes.

Bikes and skateboards are not permitted on sidewalks, stairs, ramps, footpaths, or grassy areas of the campus or inside university buildings.


No pets, except those assisting people with disabilities, are permitted in university buildings at any time. In addition, pets that are on campus grounds must be on a leash and under supervision at all times.

Solicitors and Salespeople

Solicitors and salespeople, except on official business with the university, are not permitted on the campus without prior approval of the University Services Office.