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Animals on Campus

UAS Animals on Campus Policy 

  1. Animals may be brought on University property provided that the animal is:
    1. confined in the owner's automobile (with consideration for weather conditions and ventilation); and
    2. on a leash and accompanied at all times by an individual capable of controlling the animal.
  2. Anyone who brings an animal on University property must:
    1. comply with CBJ ordinance requirements for sanitary disposal (08.40.040);
    2. assume all financial responsibility for any damage to property or injury to individuals caused by the animal.
  3. Animals may not be tethered to University buildings, structures, motor vehicles, trees, railings, light poles, benches, posts, or other structures.
  4. Animals may not be taken into a University building except as listed below:
    1. housing facilities where animals are specifically allowed:
    2. animals maintained on campus in non-residence areas for research and laboratory purposes, with the approval of teaching, research, or service departments;
    3. service animals. As defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA): "any guide dog, signal dog, or other animal individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including, but not limited to, guiding individuals with impaired vision, alerting individuals who are hearing impaired to intruders or sounds, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items." (28 CRF 36.106)
  5. Animals found tethered to University property or wandering loose on campus may be impounded or reported to the local enforcement agency.
  6. Repeat offenses or serious violations will lead to referral to the appropriate University authorities and/or the local enforcement agency for further action.