Respect for Property

All members of the campus community are expected to show respect for property, both personal and institutional, on campus and within the surrounding Bethlehem community. Damage to or unauthorized removal of property that belongs to others fails to show the assumption of responsibility expected from all members of the community.

Failure to respect property includes but is not limited to:

  • Destruction or damage of personal or institutional property.
  • Misuse or unauthorized use of the institution's electronic information and telecommunications systems, including violations of the Computing Resources Policy.
  • Unauthorized downloading of copyrighted materials.
  • Use of telephone or cable service in an unauthorized manner.
  • Misuse or unauthorized use of institutional or personal property or equipment.
  • Duplication of materials in an unauthorized manner, including unauthorized use of an individual or departmental duplicating access code.
  • Possession or use of another's telephone access code, network login or food service account number.
  • Possession, use, or duplication of keys without authorization.
  • Possession or use of a student ID other than one's own.
  • Theft or misappropriation of property owned by the institution or by members of the community or their guests.
  • Embezzlement or misuse of institutional or student organization funds.
  • Occupation of campus residence spaces during vacation periods without authorization.
  • Occupation of the roof of a campus building.

Additional information about relevant policies appears in the appropriate sections of this handbook.