PG Resident Handbook 2023-24

10 11 HALL RULES 1. Occupancy Accommodation in the Hall is provided to assigned residents for the specific purpose of personal residence. Use of the premises for any other purpose (e.g. giving to another person to reside in, storage and etc.) is prohibited. 2. Change of Rooms Change of rooms is not allowed except with permission of the Student Housing and Residential Life Office. Residents found changing rooms privately will be penalized as appropriate. 3. Identification Proof of identity may be requested of any person present in the Hall by the members of the Hall Management or any person appointed by the Hall Management. Those who fail to present may be asked to leave the hall or result in penalties. 8. Cleanliness It is the responsibility of the resident to keep his/ her room clean and tidy and the joint responsibility of all residents in the Hall to keep the common area of the Hall(including apartments common area in University Apartments) in a clean and tidy condition. 9. Furniture, Fittings and Fixtures 9.1, A resident shall not interfere with existing fixtures and fittings or install new utilities or fittings, without the permission of the Student Housing and Residential Life Office. Prior approval from Student Housing and Residential Life must be obtained for installation of large electrical appliances e.g. washer, dryer, refrigerator etc. 9.2, A resident shall not affix any glue, scotch-tape, gum-paper, nails, spikes, tacks or any other thing on or drive the same into any wall or floor or any fixture, fittings or furniture in any part of the Hall premises without the permission of the Student Housing and Residential Life Office. 9.3, Furniture and equipment of the Hall must not be moved away from the Hall or moved from one apartment/room to another except with the permission of the Student Housing and Residential Life Office. 9.4, A fixed penalty of HK$500 will be levied on residents who damaged and/ or tampered with any fixture, fittings or furniture. In addition, residents involved will be responsible to bear the cost of making good of the damaged and/ or tampered with item(s). 10. Decorations and Display Materials 10.1, Decorations and display materials are allowed to be put onto designated notice boards or places as permitted by the Student Housing and Residential Life Office. 10.2, Decoration and display materials on bedroom doors and other areas inside the Hall are normally allowed, provided that they do not deface surfaces, impose safety risk or cause disturbance to any other residents. Prior approval from the Student Housing and Residential Life Office will be required. 10.3, Decorations or display materials which deface surfaces or cause obstructions are prohibited. 11. Hallways and Public Areas 11.1, According to the Fire Safety Regulations of Hong Kong, hallways, walkways, stairs and other public areas (e.g. common rooms, lobbies etc.) are to be kept clear of equipment, furniture, trash and any other obstacles that might obstruct passage. Items found in these areas will be confiscated and discarded at the expense of the resident(s) who is responsible without prior notice. 11.2, Communal facilities are for the use of all residents. Any activity that obstructs others to use the common facilities is strictly prohibited. 12. Dress Code A resident shall be properly attired, T-shirt, shorts and sandals are the minimum requirements in any common areas of the Hall premises Hall rules Hall rules 4. Key A resident shall be responsible for the room key assigned for his/ her use. A room key is not to be duplicated, loaned or furnished to anyone else. 5. Cooking Cooking is only allowed in the kitchenette. 6. Smoking The University is a non-smoking campus. Smoking is not allowed in the entire University campus, including any part of the Hall premises. 7. Fire Hazards 7.1, Possession of any items or chemicals e.g. weapons, explosives, highly combustible materials that are potentially dangerous and damaging is prohibited. 7.2, Open flames, including candles and incense, are prohibited in any part of the halls. 7.3, Interference of fire service devices is prohibited.