Student Wide Policies The following policies are those applicable to all Hamline University students regardless of school affiliation. Alcohol and Illegal Drug Use PolicyHamline University is concerned with preventing the use of illegal drugs and the abuse of alcohol on campus and in connection with activities sponsored by or affiliated with a Hamline University program, class or organization. Hamline also has an interest in educating students regarding the physical and psychological hazards of the use of illegal drugs and alcohol abuse, and increasing student sensitivity to the ways in which substance abuse interfers with the rights and privileges of others. Bandwidth and Copyright Infringement PolicyITS has adopted the following policy on bandwidth use and copyright infringement. BicyclesIn support of bicycle use as a means of transportation, Hamline has adopted the following bicycle policy. Building Use PolicyThe following building use rules are necessary to preserve the quality of our environment. Classroom and Space Reservations - Campus Wide Scheduling Blackout PolicyThis policy is to minimize conflicts when large campus-wide events happen. Classroom and Space Reservations - Department Conference RoomsThis policy is to define and identify the use of "department" conference rooms and how they are scheduled. Classroom and Space Reservations - Priority Booking PolicyThe purpose of this policy is to establish a Priority Booking List that enables the office of Classroom and Space Management to effectively schedule and prioritize space usage of large event and student learning/activity spaces on campus. Classroom and Space Reservations - Rental Fee Policy This internal document is to establish policy and guidelines in determining a consistent approach to fees for the use of Hamline University property, partially excluding venues such as Sundin Music Hall, the Anne Simley Theatre and Athletics Facilites, each of which set their own fees. Code of Conduct: StudentsThe following section outlines the Hamline University Student Conduct Code and Conduct System CommencementHamline University has adopted the following policy regarding commencement. Disability Accommodation Policy and ProceduresHamline University is committed to ensuring all qualified students equal access to academic and extracurricular activities. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: Release of Student InformationThe Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, was designated to protect the privacy of education records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Freedom of Expression and Interest PolicyHamline students and student organizations are free to examine and discuss all questions of interest to them and to express opinions publicly and privately. Google Apps for Education Groups PolicyTo establish the approach Hamline University will use in the administration and management of Google Groups and to establish the appropriate use of Google Groups by the Hamline user community. Grievance Procedure for StudentsThe following procedures cover action by Hamline staff/faculty or misapplication of university policies, which adversely affects students. Name ChangeName change requests for current students must be made to the students' respective registrar's office. Hamline alumni can make requests to either their respective alumni or registrar's office. University AuthorityHamline University has adopted the following policy regarding university authority and civil penalties. See an alphabetical list of all Hamline University policies.